Surgical Procedures and Options at Cy-Fair Hospital
While surgery is rarely the first choice for treatment, it’s sometimes the best option. When surgery is the recommended approach, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is prepared with a fully comprehensive surgery center that features advanced facilities, equipment and techniques. Cy-Fair Hospital’s Outpatient Surgery Center offers convenience for same-day surgery patients, and our staff works to ensure you’ll be able to handle your needs at home after being discharged.
A Wide Range of Specialties
Our trained surgeons are equipped with the tools needed not only for general surgery, but also for a broad array of surgical procedures in different specialties, including:
- Bariatric/weight-loss surgery
- Cardiovascular surgery
- Obstetrics and gynecological procedures
- Ophthalmological surgery
- Orthopedic surgery
- Plastic surgery
- Thoracic surgery
- Urological procedures
- Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgical Options
In addition to traditional surgery options, Cy-Fair Hospital is proud to specialize in minimally invasive surgical procedures, including endoscopic surgery with laser capabilities. Our surgical staff offers advanced laparoscopic and laser surgery, including:
- Gallbladder removal
- Hernia repair
- Treatment for ovarian cysts and endometriosis
- Endoscopic sinus surgery
- Plastic laser procedures to remove blood vessels and birthmarks
- Disc surgery
Before Your Surgery
- During your pre-admission interview, you’ll receive a pre-operative packet of information. Read this carefully.
- Consult with an anesthesiologist before your procedure if you’ll require anesthesia.
- Don’t eat or drink before your surgery unless instructed otherwise by your surgeon or anesthesiologist.
- Get instructions from the surgeon’s office as to when you should report to the Outpatient Surgery Center.
- Leave all valuables at home.
- Have a responsible adult ready to drive you home after your procedure if you have been given any kind of sedation or anesthesia.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Should I Bring with Me to the Hospital?
You shouldn’t need to bring anything unless you have a special brace or hearing aids that you wear. Do bring identification and insurance cards.
Can I Wear My Contact Lenses and Dentures?
Depending on the type of procedure and anesthesia you‘ll be having, you may be able to keep your contacts or dentures in. Please bring a case in which to store them in case they cannot be worn.
Should I Eat or Drink Anything Before Procedure?
You shouldn’t have anything to eat or drink after midnight the night before your procedure unless instructed differently by the anesthesiologist or your surgeon.
What Does My Family Do While I’m Having My Procedure?
Your family will stay with you until you are taken to the operating room or minor procedure room. At that time, they’ll be asked to wait in the appropriate waiting room so they can be easily found when the doctor has completed the procedure.