What to Expect for Your Surgical Procedure

Where Can I Go With Questions About My Surgery?

You probably have lots of questions about your surgery. We’re ready with answers, advice and assurance. Your Banner Health team supports you and your family before and after surgery so you know what to expect.

How Can I Plan for My Surgery?

We want to make your surgical experience as comfortable as possible. You and your Banner Health surgical team work together to make that happen before, during and after your procedure. 

Preparing for Surgery

Learn what you need to do before your surgery— the questions to ask and the instructions you’ll need to follow to be ready for surgery.

Pre-Surgery Checklist

Use this checklist to help you get ready for surgery. The checklist gives you do’s and don’ts on what and when to eat up to 72 hours before your surgery. It also lists what to bring with you and what to leave at home.

Day of Surgery

Get important details about the day of your surgery to understand what will happen and when. 

Recovery & Discharge 

Plan ahead for your recovery and discharge after surgery so you can get back on your feet faster.

Pain Management

Learn how we’ll help you manage pain after surgery so you heal more quickly.