A Pre-Admission Testing Medical Office visit is the best way to prepare for positive surgical outcomes. If your patient is unable to keep this appointment, it may result in a delay or cancellation of their surgery.
A PAT Clinic appointment should be scheduled within 30 days of the surgery. We will work with your office to schedule a time for your patient’s consultation.
The PAT Clinic appointment will consist of a History and Physical Exam, and a discussion about the current health status of your patient. We will also complete any additional testing required to provide a clearance for a safe surgical procedure. These results will be reviewed by an anesthesiologist prior to surgery and is a critical component to the process.
Patients are asked to bring a complete list of current medications and dosages (prescription, over-the-counter and herbals) to the PAT Clinic appointment.
Common tests conducted during the PAT appointment:
- Complete blood count (CBC)
- Complete medical profile
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)