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Getting ready for surgery

There's a lot to know and do to get ready for a successful surgery. We're here to help. The following information can help you prepare for a successful procedure and understand what to expect.

Complete pre-surgical testing

Your doctor may order tests before surgery.

Read our surgery guide

White Plains Hospital has created a detailed guide to help you prepare for surgery. The guide has extensive information, including:

  • A pre-op checklist for patients
  • Information about what to expect when you arrive for surgery, including where to go when you get to the Hospital
  • Information about anesthesia and pain management
  • An overview of the discharge process
  • Infection prevention tips
  • Contact information
  • Billing information

Download the surgery guide (English)

Download the surgery guide (Español)

Preparing for surgery video

Fill out pre-op forms

You may download the following pre-op forms and bring them to your appointment.