Summit provides a variety of anesthesia options for your surgery to control pain. On the day of surgery, you will meet with a member of your anesthesia care team before surgery to talk about the different kinds of anesthesia, risks, benefits, and any problems you may have had from anesthesia with previous surgeries. After discussion and when applicable, your anesthesia provider will instill a regional block allowing you optimal postoperative pain management.
In sterile surgical suite, the anesthesia team administers the anesthesia you discussed together prior to surgery. During the procedure, the anesthesia staff person sits at the head of the surgical table and monitors you throughout the procedure. After surgery, the anesthesia team continues to monitor your progress along with the specialty-trained nursing staff.