Nov 05, 2023
  • You will wake up in the recovery room on a stretcher (gastric band) or in a hospital bed (RYGB or sleeve gastrectomy).
  • A highly trained registered nurse will be with you at all times.
  • You will have a button to push when you need pain medicine.
  • For your safety, you may spend 2 to 4 hours in recovery.
  • Family will not be able to visit here.
  • There is no secure place for your belongings in the recovery room, so leave them at home or give them to a trusted family member or friend prior to your surgery.
  • Cards and flowers are also not permitted in the recovery room.