Due to the size of our lobby only 1 guest may accompany each adult patient in our suite. Pediatric patients may have up to 2 parents/legal guardians. All other visitors/additional children will not be allowed to wait in our lobby. There is a lobby in the front of the Heritage Plaza Building these guest can wait in.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Government official ID preferred. If you do not have a Drivers License or ID we could also accept a social security card AND a non-government ID that has your current address such as a utility bill.
Must present current card at check in.
Form of Payment if needed
Reading glasses if needed
Hearing aids if needed
Exact cash appreciated!
We accept Visa, Mater card, and Discover (we do NOT accept American express)
Flex Spending Cards/Health Savings Cards
Care Credit (for more information please visit CareCredit.com)
No, unfortunately we do not accept personal checks. We would accept a cashiers check or money order
Loose fitting clothes that are easy to get on/off
NO high heels
No, please remove all jewelry, this includes body piercings.
Yes, you will remove them before going into the OR.
YES! Driver be 18 years or older.
No cabs, uber, buses, etc.
Medical Transport company is allowed with proper documentation: Guardian, Right at Home, or MedicaRide.
No, but if not present they do need to be available for a phone call for verbal verification.
Only if the patient is a minor. An adult must stay in the building for minors.
For adult patients the adult driver is allowed to leave and come back.
Yes, It's best to have someone with you for at least the first 24 hours after general anesthesia.
Females who have menstrual cycles MUST give a urine sample at CSDS at the time they are admitted into Pre op. This includes females who are on birth control.
No sample is needed if post menopause for 1 year, or if you have had a hysterectomy, or tubal ligation. s, It's best to have someone with you for at least the first 24 hours after general anesthesia.
We are a smaller facility, so only 1 guest per patient. This includes parents with minor patient, only 1 is allowed in our lobby. There is a lobby in the front of the Heritage Plaza Building additional guest can wait in.
No. We are a smaller facility so only 1 person is allowed into Pre op and Recovery at a time with minor patients. An adult may sit out in the lobby in the front of the Heritage Plaza Building with the other children.
No. You may be with your child in pre op until it is time for your child to go back to the OR.
You will join your child in recovery once they awake.
NO, nothing to eat or drink after midnight prior to your procedure, this includes gum and mints. The only exception is if you have remaining colon prep to take.
NO! Nothing by mouth to eat or drink or chew on.
Please consult with your physician on acceptable medication that may be taken the day of your procedure.
If on heart, blood pressure or seizure medication we need to know if you have had a recent cardiac event. You may take these the day of the procedure with a very small sip of water.
If on blood thinner or diabetic medication refer to your prescribing physician or surgeon regarding dosing to take. USUALLY they have you hold off on blood thinner for 1 week prior and oral diabetic the morning of surgery.
Yes, we are 2 separate entities.
ONLY if you present legal DPOA paperwork.
ONLY if you present Notarized Consent for Medical Treatment paperwork or guardianship paperwork.
The Center for Same Day Surgery will call you the day before to give the official check in time and pre op instructions (We will call on Friday for Monday cases).
The physician office may have given you a tentative time but the time you get from CSDS is the official time.
Yes, this helps prevent an infection. Please do not use any lotions or perfumes before your surgery.
Wichita Ambulatory Anesthesia Providers
Billing Information: 316-281-3701 OR 1-800-835-2231