Questions To Ask Your General Surgeon

How your surgeon in La Grange, Elmhurst, and Berwyn, IL, can help you

When you need surgery, it’s only natural to be a bit nervous. You will be less nervous if you know the facts. Your general surgeon has the answers.

The general surgeons at Suburban Surgical Associates/Suburban Metabolic Institute provide a wide range of general and specialty surgical services. They have convenient office locations in La Grange, Elmhurst, and Berwyn, IL.

These are some of the most important questions to ask your general surgeon:

Why Do I Need This Operation and How Will It Help Me?

It’s vital for you to know the reason behind the surgery and how surgery will help your body. Knowing the benefits of surgery will make surgery and surgery recovery and rehabilitation much easier.

Are There Any Other Treatment Choices Besides Surgery?

It’s great to know that all other options have been explored and that you and your surgeon have chosen surgery for very good reasons.

What Can I Expect From My Surgery?

Your general surgeon will explain to you the steps involved in your surgery, how long it will take you to recover, and when you can go back to your normal activities.

What Choices Are Available for My Anesthesia?

There are many options for anesthesia including local anesthesia or general anesthesia, or somewhere in between. Your general surgeon will help you decide the best choice for you.

What Are the Risks of Surgery?

You need to know the potential risks of surgery, so you can make an informed decision about your health. Every effort is made to reduce any risks, and so you can have peace-of-mind knowing you are making the right decision.

What Kind of Home Care Will I Need?

What you need to prepare for at home is essential to you and your family members or caregivers. You need to know whether you will be able to move around and perform daily tasks, or whether you will need help.

To find out more about general and specialty surgical services, call the general surgeons at Suburban Surgical Associates/Suburban Metabolic Institute. You can reach them in their offices in La Grange, Elmhurst, and Berwyn, IL, by calling (708) 484-0621, so call now.

Please call our office number (708)484-0621 for all questions and appointment requests.