Preparing for Surgery

Find helpful information about how to prepare for surgery at our different locations.
How To Prepare For Surgery
How To Prepare for Surgery Guide | Cleveland Clinic

How To Prepare For Surgery

We understand how stressful it can be to prepare for a surgery of any size. As you get ready for your procedure, you may have many questions. Cleveland Clinic is there to help walk you through every step of the process with our How To Prepare for Surgery Guide. Do not be afraid to discuss any concerns or questions you have beforehand with your doctor or other members of our healthcare staff and please review the information below to learn more about what you can expect before, during and after surgery.

Prepare for Surgery at our Main Campus
Prepare for Surgery at our Outpatient Surgery Centers

Video Information About Your Surgery Location

Video Information About Your Surgery Location

Learn more about what to do on your day of surgery in the P20 Building on our Main Campus.
Learn more about what to do on your day of surgery in the G31 Building on our Main Campus.
Pre-Surgery Risk Assessment

Pre-Surgery Risk Assessment

Are you scheduled for surgery and want to understand anesthesia risks?

Complete a risk-assessment and receive your HealthQuest or ChildQuest score.

Complete The Risk Assessment
Surgical Operations

Surgical Operations

76 operating rooms in Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus | 33 rooms in 5 Ambulatory Surgery Centers (25 ORs and 8 procedure rooms)

Surgical Operations at Cleveland Clinic is responsible for the management of 109 geographically dispersed operating rooms and procedure rooms in the Cleveland Clinic system. In 2017, these operating rooms accounted for over 69,000 total cases.

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