Ingalls Same Day Surgery
Before your surgery, it is essential that we speak to you to acquire necessary information. Please call us as soon as your appointment for surgery is made, (708) 429-0222. Our business office staff and nursing staff will be attempting to call you, should you not be home, please return our call immediately.
Day of Surgery
Upon Arrival, you will be called the afternoon before your surgery for the time of arrival. Please bring your insurance card and a picture ID. At this time, we will complete your admission documents and consent forms.
Following your surgery, we strongly suggest that for 24 hours following surgery you do not attempt to make any important decisions, sign legal papers, drive or operate machinery or drink alcoholic beverages. Rest, make yourself comfortable, and carefully follow your recovery instructions.
An advance directive is a document that pertains to treatment preferences and the designation of a surrogate decision-maker in the event that a person should become unable to make medical decisions on their own behalf.
As a patient of the Ingalls Same Day Surgery, you have the right: To receive high quality individualized care within the center’s capacity and mission without regard to race, creed, ability or disability, age gender, ethnic or national origin, lifestyle, or ability to pay.