We are pleased that you have chosen Spring Creek Surgical Center for your surgery or procedure. Our state-of-the-art center offers you a safe, convenient, high quality alternative to outpatient hospital care.
Our team of caring and highly trained professionals are dedicated to providing you with superior quality surgical care in a comfortable, friendly environment. As a team, we will do everything possible to make your visit a positive experience.
We value your personal choice for surgical care and strive to exceed your expectations. As we focus on your individual needs, we encourage you to share any preferences, concerns or special considerations to help us provide you with the best possible care.
Since our surgery center is designed exclusively for out patient surgery, we are able to offer patients a convenient, comfortable and generally less costly alternative to the hospital.
The center’s warm surroundings and the increased level of individual attention from our staff minimizes the stress and anxiety that can often be present at hospitals. Our pleasant atmosphere is particularly helpful in easing the fears of children who are scheduled for surgery.
Turn around times between surgeries are usually faster. This means less delays and less waiting. You also do not have to worry about your surgery being “bumped” by non-related emergencies.
Your surgeon is supported by a highly skilled team of registered nurses and medical technicians specially trained in surgical and recovery care.
A Board Certified Anesthesiologist will be involved in your surgical care.
Our center is up to date with the latest and safest medical equipment. You can be confident your physician is treating you and your family using the most advanced surgical equipment in the Cache Valley.
You will receive an estimate via text message or email and a phone call the day before your surgery
One week prior to your scheduled surgery you will receive a text message or an email from Spring Creek Surgical Center. Included in this message is a URL link that will direct you to a cost estimate sheet for your upcoming procedure. Listed on this sheet will be an estimate of what your insurance will pay, as well as a complete breakdown of your estimated financial responsibility based on your current benefits. Through this link you will also be able to select an option for payment, request a payment plan, or make other financial arrangements as needed.
You will receive a phone call from one of Spring Creek Surgical Center’s nursing staff. This call will be placed the day before your scheduled surgery date. On this phone call, our nurse will first go over your medical history and ask questions pertaining to your overall health. Second, they will tell you what time to arrive at our office the following day, as well as give you instructions to prepare for your surgery the next day.
If the doctor requires you to have lab tests, EKG, and/or x-rays before surgery, we encourage you to have the tests completed within one week of your surgery date.
Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before your surgery unless otherwise instructed by your physician or nurse.
Check with your physician regarding any/all medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Notify your physician if you receive any change in your physical condition, such as cold, fever, sore throat, rash or flu.
The morning of surgery to minimize the chance of infection. Do not use lotions, gels, hairspray, cologne, perfume, deodorant, makeup, nailpolish or powders the day of surgery.
Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes. Remove all jewelry and piercings. Contact lenses must be removed prior to surgery.
Please bring a picture ID, your insurance card(s) and/or expected means of payment, as well as any advance directives, health care power of attorney or applicable forms of guardianship.
A responsible adult must accompany you to the surgery center and drive you back home after surgery. If your surgery requires general anesthesia, please make arrangements to have a responsible adult stay with you for 24 hours following your surgery.
If your child is having surgery, feel free to bring a favorite soft toy or blanket for added reassurance. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The parent or guardian must remain at the Surgery Center at all times.
Check into the surgery center on the 1st floor (basement). A receptionist will greet you and help you complete any necessary paperwork. A payment agreement will be set up at this time.
A specialty nurse will prepare you for surgery, including placement of an I.V. and administration of antibiotics (if ordered). Children will usually go to sleep by a mask before their I.V. is started. Your surgeon and anesthesiologist will discuss the plan with you and answer any questions you may have. Family and friends will be asked to wait in the lobby during surgery.
Written and verbal discharge instructions will be provided for post-operative recovery. Please follow these instructions regarding diet, rest, activities and medications for a speedy recovery. If you have any unexpected problems, please contact your surgeon.
For your safety a family member or friend must drive you home.
A nurse from the center will phone you within a few days after your surgery to check your progress and answer any questions you might have.
We appreciate the trust you have placed in our staff. We will make every attempt to honor that trust by providing the highest quality medical care you expect and deserve. We are committed to providing our patients with quality service. For patient care comments, please call and ask for the Administrator.
A single predetermined facility fee is charged for each type of procedure, thus providing a reasonably accurate estimate of your cost in advance. The fee includes medications, standard supplies and the use of the operating and recovery rooms.
You will be billed separately for the services provided by your surgeon and anesthesiologist, as well as any implants or durable medical equipment.
The center will verify your insurance benefits prior to your procedure. You will be notified of your financial responsibility prior to your scheduled procedure date.
Patients that are not covered by insurance may be given a discount on all facility charges for surgery. You will be contacted prior to surgery with an estimate cost for your procedure.
Your estimated patient responsibility is due at time of service. Spring Creek Surgical Center also offers monthly payment arrangements for your convenience. We accept cash and all major credit cards as forms of payment. Sorry no checks.