Patient Information

What to Bring

  • All medications in their original bottles; this includes over-the-counter medications
  • Drivers license and insurance card
  • Patient forms that your physicians office gave you to fill out (these include patient history and anesthesia questionnaire)
  • Any crutches, braces, or other devices needed after surgery
  • Documents requiring your doctor’s signature

For overnight stay:

  • Clothing
  • Nightgown/Pajamas
  • Robe
  • Comfortable clothing (sweatpants, loose shirts)
  • Slippers
  • Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Razor
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Soap/Shampoo
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Tissues
  • Book
  • Glasses
  • Other

Preparation Before Surgery

  • Do not eat or drink anything after midnight, not even water
  • Follow your physician’s instructions for taking prescriptions, insulin and over-the-counter medications for the day of surgery
  • Follow the “night before surgery” instructions that you will be given at your pre-admission appointment. These include:
    • Do not smoke, chew gum, or use mints after midnight
    • Remove colored nail polish on fingers and toes
    • Please leave all valuables at home or give to someone to hold (jewelry, phones, electronic devices, wallets, purses)

After Surgery

  • Plan ahead to have a responsible adult drive you home once you are discharged
  • Ask any questions you have to the Irving Coppell Surgical Hospital team
  • Get your medications filled right away
  • Make your follow-up care appointment with your physician

ACCREDITED

Our facility is accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. Our facility is fully licensed by the state of Texas. We are also certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

AFFILIATED

Baylor Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas is an affiliate of United Surgical Partners International, an international surgery company, partnered with local physicians and Baylor Medical Center at Irving. Baylor Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas is a hospital in which physicians have an ownership or investment interest. The list of physician owners or investors is available to you upon request.

AWARDED

Our facility ranked 8th in the nation for Patient Satisfaction and Quality Care in the 2012 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Survey. We accept most major commercial insurance, HMO/PPO plans, Medicare, Workers Compensation, and other government sponsored health coverage. Contact us if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.