Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center
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Welcome to Single Day Surgery

About Your Procedure


We're pleased that you have chosen Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center for your procedure. The staff serving you is professionally trained to provide the highest care at the lowest possible cost. Upon arrival at Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center, please report to the reception desk located in the lobby. Following your registration you will be escorted to the patient care area where a nurse will assist you in preparing for your procedure. We encourage you to ask questions and let the staff know of your special needs. We want your visit to be as comfortable as possible.

Prior to Your Visit

  • It is important that you arrive promptly at Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center at the time stated.
  • DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT unless your physician instructs you differently.
  • If you smoke, do not do so after midnight.
  • Notify your doctor if you develope any sign of illness such as a cold or infection before the date of their procedure.
  • Consent for your procedure must be signed before any medication can be given.
  • A responsible adult, licensed to operate a motor vehicle must accompany the patient to the facility and be present when the patient is ready to leave. Please limit the number of relatives and friends accompanying you.
  • Valuables, jewelry, and hairpieces should be left at home. If contacts are worn, bring a case for safe keeping.
  • Casual comfortable clothing should be worn. Appropriate pajamas will be provided. If you prefer, you may bring a robe, slippers and your own pajamas to wear home. Patients should remove nail polish and all make-up. Male patients should shave in normal fashion in the morning.

Post Procedure Reminders

We'd like to give you some general rules to supplement the instructions you will receive from your doctor. Your doctor will authorize discharge from Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center.

  • Follow the doctor's instructions regarding diet, rest, and medication.
  • It is not unusual for you to feel dizzy and sleepy after a procedure.
  • Patients are advised not to drive, make important decisions, or sign important papers for at least 24 hours following a procedure.
  • Our staff will periodically call to check on your progress.
  • In the event of any difficulty, you should attempt to reach your doctor.
  • If you are unable to reach your doctor, you may call Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center, Monday-Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or the emergency room after hours.
  • The itemized bill from Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center will be an easy-to-understand, all-inclusive bill for our services and facilities. IT DOES NOT INCLUDE FEES FOR YOUR SURGEON, CONSULTING PHYSICAN, ANESTHESIOLOGIST OR ANY OTHER RELATED CHARGES.
  • If you have any questions about payment, please do not hesitate to call Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center.

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