What to Expect

Prior to Surgery

Expect a pre-operative phone call by one of our nurses 24-48 hours prior to your surgery date where you will be given an arrival time.

The nurse will also review past medical history, medications, and allergies.

Also expect a phone call from our financial department to discuss financial responsibility.

If you have any questions or would like to reach out to anyone regarding your financial responsibility, please contact our billing department at 860.667.9542

Day of Surgery

Allow approximately 1 ½ – 2 hours for your stay at the center.

1 hour is needed to prepare you for surgery.

45 minutes are needed to perform the surgery.

15 minutes will be spent in the post-op area.

You will be offered a snack and beverage once in the recovery area.

Please be aware these times are estimated.  Surgery can sometimes take longer than scheduled, which can result in delays.

Day After Surgery

A follow up appointment with your Doctor at their office.

A nurse from our facility (RHSC) will contact you by phone.

You will receive an email with a survey regarding your care at our facility. Your feedback is important to us and helps us to identify areas of improvement and also acknowledge staff and processes that are working well!