Our surgeons and clinical team are dedicated to providing each of our patients with the highest quality of care and compassion. During your stay, we will ensure that your family and friends who wait for you are informed of your progress every step of the way. Our waiting room offers wifi, movie streaming, games and fascinating books for their pleasure.
Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
Please be sure to review and follow the instructions below before coming in for your surgery.
If there is any change in your physical condition, such as a cold or fever, please notify your surgeon.
You must complete our online patient registration that can be accessed through the menu. Once completed our nursing team will contact you with additional instructions. Please contact our Pre-Admission Testing nurse at 925.378.4949 x680 if you do not have access to a computer or smart phone.
Food & Liquids
DO NOT eat or drink anything after midnight, not even coffee or water unless instructed otherwise by your physician.
Please DO NOT take any medications after midnight unless instructed by your physician. If you are diabetic, DO NOT take your insulin or oral diabetic medication.
You must arrange in advance, a responsible adult to drive you home. You can not drive yourself or take public transportation. You may take a taxi if a responsible adult rides with you.
If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact your physician.
Day of Surgery
*Exception: Take heart and blood pressure medication the morning of your surgery with a small amount of water.
Bathe or Shower
Please bathe or shower prior to your surgery. DO NOT use lotions or oils after bathing. Please DO NOT wear makeup or nail polish.
Wear loose and comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes
Leave all valuables at home, including jewelry.
After surgery, you will spend a minimum of 30 minutes to an hour in the recovery room. The length of stay in recovery varies, therefore, it is important that you ride be available when you are ready to for discharge.
You must have a responsible adult to care for you during the first 24 hours after your surgery.
Nurse Follow up
One of our nurses will contact you within a few days to see how you are doing.
+1 (925) 378-4949
460 North Wiget Lane Suite A, Walnut Creek, CA 94598