At Dubuque Orthopaedic Surgeons, PC our surgeons are dedicated to providing comprehensive care for each patient. They work to properly diagnose and then treat patient's injuries or conditions and are proud to offer same day surgery options.
Same day surgery or outpatient surgery is when a patient comes for a surgical procedure and then the same day, the patient is able to go home. This differs from inpatient surgery, where you are required to spend at least one night in the hospital after a surgery.
Our orthopedic clinic in Dubuque, IA has found success in offering same day surgeries to patients who are good candidates for the following procedures: total knee, total hip, total shoulder, and reverse shoulder.
Same day surgeries are increasing in popularity and based on best practices and client feedback, we have found the following to be advantages of this option: