WHAT TO EXPECT

Here’s what you and your family need to know.

When you are scheduled for surgery at Saint Mary’s Health Care, we realize it can be an anxious time for you. We will do all we can to make your experience as positive as possible. We will send information from Saint Mary’s that informs you of the date of your surgery, the time of your surgery, and what time you should arrive and where to check in. .

Where to Check In: Surgery Registration Office. Enter the main entrance of the hospital on Jefferson Ave. Take the visitor elevators to the 3rd floor of the hospital. Check in at the Surgery Registration Office.

Please review the information on this Web page to learn how to prepare for your surgery. The information is divided into useful sections for your reference. Sections include:

Frequently Asked Questions Surgery Preparations At a Glance

Five Stage of Your Surgery

General Information

If you have any questions about this information, or about any other aspect of your surgery, please call your surgeon or call us at 616.685.6029 or 616.685.6705.