We are delighted you and your physician have chosen Shawnee Mission Medical Center for your surgery. It is our goal to provide you with a safe and pleasant experience.
This information will aid you in preparing for your surgery and will answer many questions you may have. As a patient, you play an important role in your own health care. Your participation in the decision-making process and your willingness to follow self-care instructions are vital to your complete recovery.
Please take the time to read this information several days before your surgery. If you have additional questions, feel free to call one of the phone numbers listed. We are happy to work with you to help ensure the best experience possible.
For your convenience, please click here or call 913-632-9333 to register for your surgery. The Pre-registration office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If your insurance requires a co-payment, deductible or co-insurance, you will be notified by the Pre-registration staff and asked to provide payment prior to or at time of service. Please bring your insurance card(s) with you on the day of your surgery,as well as a copy of your Advanced Directive or Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.
A nurse from the Pre-Surgery Clinic will call you before your surgery to review your health history information. Please have available a current list of medications and the dosage amounts. The nurse will be able to answer any questions you may have about the surgical process, and will determine if you need any additional tests before your surgery.
Pre-surgery testing is done just inside the Outpatient Entrance of the main hospital. Please see the map below for where to enter or click here to download a PDF of the map .
Please follow these instructions prior to your surgery.
For pre-surgery instructions, click on a link below:
Patient Pre-Registration and History
Preparing for your Surgery
Surgery for Children
Bathing Instructions (Spanish)
Bathing Instructions (Russian)
Patient Bill of Rights
Spanish Patient Bill of Rights
Consent Form (Please read prior to your surgery)