Before Surgery

Prior to your Surgery at OSCPBC:

All patients must register for surgery on One Medical Passport. Failure to register may result in a canceled or postponed surgery. To register, follow these instructions.

  1. Click on the PATIENT REGISTRATION link on the bottom of this page.
  2. Click on the link for One Medical Passport and fill out the registration in its entirety. You must choose the correct facility and submit in order to complete.

You will receive a text from the facility for all pre-surgical instructions. Your arrival time will be sent 3:00pm the day before surgery. If you do not receive a text by 3:15pm please call the facility at 561-300-1400.

Please call the facility to talk with a nurse during business hours if there is a change in your physical condition such as a cold, fever, or respiratory problems in the days before surgery.

All adult patients that have Advance Directives may bring a copy to be placed in their medical record.

ALL PATIENTS RECEIVING ANESTHESIA – DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING after midnight the night before your operation, including hard candy or gum. You may only take BLOOD PRESSURE medication the day of surgery unless instructed by your surgeon, primary care doctor or the nurse at our center.

A responsible adult 18 years or older must pick you up from your procedure and receive discharge instructions on your behalf. They will be responsible for driving you home and remaining with you for the first 24 hours after surgery. Ride share (Uber, Lyft, taxi) is not permitted. 

If you take BLOOD THINNERS including Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Coumadin, Plavix, Eliquis, Xarelto you should discuss with your prescribing when these medications should be stopped prior to surgery. Please notify your surgeon ahead of your surgery date if your doctor wants you to continue your blood thinner.

If you take the following WEIGHT LOSS OR DIABETES MEDICATION, the guidelines below should be followed. You should discuss it with your prescribing physician prior to discontinuing. Please notify your surgeon ahead of your surgery date if your doctor wants you to continue your weight loss or diabetic medication.