After Your Procedure

  • You will rest in our recovery area under the care of our specially trained nurses. You may be sleepy or dizzy after your procedure. Your anesthesiologist will monitor your condition.
  • You and your family member will be given a written copy of your home care instructions. Please follow
    them carefully.
  • You MUST have a responsible adult drive you home or accompany you if you are using another
    means of transportation.
  • Plan to have someone remain with you through the first night after your procedure.
  • Please do not drive, operate machinery or make important decisions for the first 24 hours after your procedure.
  • You will receive a call from one of our nurses in the days following your procedure to ensure you are
    recuperating appropriately. 
  • Contact your physician with questions and concerns. In an EMERGENCY - call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room if you are unable to reach your physician and feel your symptoms require immediate care.

For more information about what to expect after your procedure at a BayCare Surgery Center, please contact the location at which your procedure is scheduled. 

BayCare Surgery Center

2020 Trinity Oaks Blvd. 
New Port Richey, FL 34655
Phone: (727) 372-4055

Bardmoor Surgery Center

8787 Bryan Dairy Rd.
Largo, FL 33777
Phone: (727) 394-5300

Carillon Surgery Center

900 Carillon Parkway
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Phone: (727) 561-2710

Tampa Minimally Invasive Spine and Surgery Center 
5329 Primrose Lake Circle
Tampa, FL 33647
Phone: (813) 463-9762