Before Your Procedure
Your preoperative visit at the Peachtree Orthopaedic Surgery Center at Piedmont is a very important part of your surgical experience and our first step toward assuring your comfort and safety. This appointment will be scheduled at your convenience, but we ask that your appointment is complete at least three business days prior to your surgery. Your physician's office may instruct you to telephone the surgery center at 404-351-6393, to schedule your appointment.
At the time of your appointment, a nurse will review your medical history, your pre- and post-operative care, and transportation needs. Your surgery and arrival times, if given, are tenative. The appointment will take approximately 30 minutes to an hour with the RN. If it is necessary to send you for lab work, additional time will be required. If you have had any lab tests performed within the past year, please be able to provide us with the office name and phone number where the results may be obtained, so that we might avoid duplicating lab tests unnecessarily.
Preparing for Surgery
Your surgeon will be performing the procedure at Peachtree Orthopaedic Surgery Center at Piedmont assisted by our registered nurses and skilled technicians. If your surgery requires anesthesia, we will provide the anesthesiologist to complete your medical team. To ensue a safe procedure, please follow these guidelines: