Before Your Stay

Thank you for choosing UPMC Hamot for your upcoming surgery or procedure.

To prepare for your surgery or procedure, you will have a Pre-Surgical Assessment appointment with a nurse from the UPMC Hamot PASE Center. The nurse will speak with you to gather important information about your medical/surgical history; to identify any tests that you will need done before your surgery; to discuss with you what to expect before, during and after surgery; and how to prepare for your surgery.

If you or your family require hotel accommodations, there are a number of hotels conveniently located near the UPMC Hamot campus.


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