For Patients

When you’re the one getting ready for a procedure, no surgery is minor – a feeling we completely understand. As you browse this section, you’ll find information to help you understand precisely what’s ahead, and our hope is that it will put you more at ease. Whatever questions remain, our staff has answers for you, so don’t hesitate to ask!

Remember that what’s provided here is general information; your surgery is unique and you should discuss all detailed questions and concerns with your physician. Furthermore, if anything you find on this site contradicts the instructions you received from a physician or nurse, always defer to the medical professional.

On-line Payments

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Educational Links

Colon & Rectal Surgery
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons www.fascrs.org

ENT (Otolaryngology)
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery www.entnet.org
American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology www.aspo.us

Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association www.gastro.org
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy  www.asge.org
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons www.sages.org
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons www.sls.org

General Surgery
American College of Surgeons www.facs.org
American Society of General Surgeons www.theasgs.org

Gynecology
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists www.acog.org

Neurology/Neurosurgery
American Neurological Association www.aneuroa.org
American Association of Neurological Surgeons www.aans.org

Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology www.aao.org

Orthopedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) www.aaos.org
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Patient Educational Resources www.orthoinfo.org

Pain Management
American Academy of Pain Management www.aapainmanage.org
American Pain Society www.ampainsoc.org
American Chronic Pain Association www.theacpa.org

Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org
American Pediatric Surgical Association www.eapsa.org

Plastic Surgery/Reconstructive Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons www.plasticsurgery.org

Facial Plastic Surgery
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery www.aafprs.org

Podiatry
American Podiatric Medical Association www.apma.org

Urology
American Urological Association www.auanet.org