Why must I refrain from eating and/or drinking prior to surgery?

It is important to refrain from eating and/or drinking prior to surgery in order to prevent the risks of aspirating gastric contents (complication related to vomiting) during your surgery. This complication may be very serious. Specific instructions based on national safety standards will be provided to you prior to your procedure. It is very important that you follow the provided instructions.  If you do not, your surgery may be delayed or cancelled.

 

Address and Contact Information

2905 West Warner Road

Chandler, AZ 85224-1610

Administration

Telephone: (480) 603-9000

Fax: (480) 603-9107

Scheduling

Telephone: (480) 603-9159 

Fax: (480) 603-9137

Admitting

Telephone: (480) 603-9011

Fax: (480) 603-9101

Pre-Operative Testing

Telephone: (480) 603-9171

Fax: (480) 603-9075

Imaging Services

Telephone: (480) 603-9060

Fax: (480) 603-9103

Rehabilitation Services

Telephone: (480) 603-9040

Fax: (480) 603-9050

Inpatient Nursing Station

Telephone: (480) 603-9182

Fax: (480) 603-9109

Human Resources

Telephone: (480) 603-9067

Fax: (480) 603-9168

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday

6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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