Surgical Services Unit
Thank you for choosing Speare Memorial Hospital’s Surgical Services Unit at which to have your surgery or procedure. This site is meant to help you understand and become comfortable with the process leading up to and following your surgery. It is important that you understand each step in the process from the time your physician determines that surgery or endoscopy is the best option until you are discharged.
The Surgical Services Unit cares for patients prior to, during, and after surgical and endoscopic procedures. The unit consists of seven private ambulatory care rooms, two post-anesthesia (recovery) bays, two operating rooms, and one endoscopy room. All operating rooms are equipped with state of the art surgical and emergency equipment. Surgical Services cares for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
The following is a list of types of surgeries/procedures performed:
- General surgery
The Surgical Services staff is committed to providing you with the highest quality patient care available. Nursing care in the Surgical Services Unit is guided by the recommended practice standards set out by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) www.aorn.org and the Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) www.aspan.org as well as by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) www.cms.gov Conditions of Participation. Highly trained anesthesia providers will evaluate your health history and choose the best anesthesia for your procedure.
The operating room is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for your surgical needs. The normal hours of operation are from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
The Surgical Services phone number is (603) 238-2234.