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Surgery FAQ

We are here to answer any and all questions you may have about your surgical procedure. 

Find out most frequently asked questions below and talk to your doctor to learn more. Our goal is to support you throughout your surgery experience with the resources you need to feel comfortable.

Q: Is surgery right for me?
A: We understand that surgery is a big decision. Every procedure is unique just as every person is unique. Talk to your provider to discuss the best treatment options for you. Depending on your condition or diagnosis, your doctor will discuss all of your options, including any non-surgical treatments that may be available. 

Q: Why is surgery needed?
A: We want to help you live your healthiest life, which means sometimes surgery may be the right option to provide the care you need. Your doctor may recommend surgery for your condition based on testing and diagnosis results. We take a collaborative approach to care and involve you in every decision along the way. 

Q: How long will I be in the hospital? How long is recovery?
A: Depending on the type of procedure and your individual needs, hospital stay and recovery time vary. Before your surgery, your doctor will talk with you in detail about your individual needs, including recovery and pain management. 

Learn more about what to expect throughout your surgery experience.

Q: What is the cost of this operation?
A: We accept most insurance plans so you can focus on your health. The cost of your specific surgery will depend on the type of surgery as well as your insurance coverage. 

Banner Health is here to answer any additional questions you may have. For more information about our surgical procedures and your specific needs, talk to your provider.