Cleveland Clinic Akron General offers a wide range of surgical services, from trauma to elective procedures. Our board-certified surgeons specialize in the latest surgical advancements, including a wide range of minimally invasive and robotic techniques. Our surgical specialties include:
- General Surgery and Digestive
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
Having surgery? Complete your Health History online!
Patients having surgery at Akron General can complete their Health History Form online. For your security, the form must be completed during one session, so please allow yourself plenty of time.
If you are having a procedure or surgery performed, many times you will be required to have pre-surgical testing. It will provide additional information for you physician and help your care team ensure that you get the best care possible.
Pre-Surgical Testing Hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (by appointment only)
Call 330.344.6152 or 330.344.7727 to pre-register for pre-surgical testing and surgery.
Call 330.344.7776 for questions about your testing, such as what type of testing, etc.
Helpful Tips for Pre-Surgical Testing
You should have received a copy of Akron General's helpful booklet, “Your Guide to Surgery.” If not, please ask your surgeon's office for a copy. You'll find answers to questions you may have and additional instructions.
All appointments are scheduled or cancelled through your surgeon's office.
Complete the online Health History Form or the paper copy enclosed in “Your Guide to Surgery” booklet, and bring it to your appointment along with physician orders and test results done elsewhere.
Your pre-operative instructions will include:
- A review of the booklet “Your Guide to Surgery”
- An opportunity to have your questions answered and concerns addressed
If you have advance medical directives (living wills, durable power of attorney) please bring them with you. These are formal documents that state your choices for healthcare or name someone to make these choices for you.
Ask your doctor about other special instructions.
Appointments are scheduled with each surgeon’s office. For more information, please follow the links below to view individual profiles with office information, locations and phone numbers.