Pre-Surgery Instructions

Thank you for choosing Beaumont for your surgery.

The following is useful information about your upcoming procedure:

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Check-In Location     Parking     Valet     Where to Enter     Phone
South TowerSouth Deck$4/day; 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.South Entrance; take gold elevators to
2nd floor to Family Lounge
248-898-8990
Suite 100South Deck$4/day; 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.Suite 100 Entrance248-898-8990
Cancer Treatment CenterSouth Deck$4/day; 5:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Cancer Center Entrance248-898-1802
2 North TowerNorth Deck$4/day; 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.East Entrance; take East Elevators to
2nd floor to Surgical Lounge
248-898-1802
3 North TowerNorth Deck$4/day; 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.North Entrance; take North Elevators to
3rd floor to Surgical Lounge
248-898-1802
Children's Center for SurgerySouth Deck$4/day; 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.Deck parking: from 3rd level take skywalk
and follow signs
Valet parking: use South Entrance, use
elevators to left of Guest Services Desk
to 2nd floor
248-898-1802
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cancelling your procedure

If you have a fever, cold, or other illness before your surgery, please contact your surgeon’s office. If you cannot reach your surgeon, please call 248-898-1802.

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eating and drinking instructions

Adults

  • Make sure you top eating solid food after 10 p.m. on the night before surgery
    • Milk and thicker drinks are considered food.
  • You may drink clear liquids until two hours before your scheduled arrival time
    • Clear liquids include water, Gatorade, clear tea, black coffee (no cream or milk), carbonated beverages and apple or cranberry juice

Pediatrics

  • Make sure you top eating solid food after 10 p.m. on the night before surgery
  • Stop drinking formula 6 hours before your arrival time
  • Stop drinking breast milk 4 hours before your arrival time
  • Stop drinking clear liquids 2 hours before your arrival time
    • Clear liquids include water, Gatorade, clear tea, (no cream or milk), carbonated beverages and apple or cranberry juice

Diabetics

  • Make sure you top eating solid food after 10 p.m. on the night before surgery
  • You may have sugar-free clear liquids (diet soda, black coffee or black tea without cream or milk) 2 hours prior to your arrival time
  • If your blood sugar is less than 80 mg/dL or you are symptomatic, you may drink 4 oz. clear apple juice (no cider)

For your safety, failure to comply may result in your surgery being delayed or cancelled.