Surgical Services

 

The Surgical Services Program at Cambridge Memorial Hospital offers a wide range of high quality, 

surgical options in a state-of-the-art facility. Elective surgeries are usually performed 

as part of our Surgical Day Care program from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

 

Urgent and emergent surgeries are performed at any time, day or night, depending on the needs of our patients.

 

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Types of Surgery  
 

This section describes some of the common surgeries that is offered at CMH. Speak with your doctor or surgeon to see if the surgery you need is available at CMH.

 

Preparing for Surgery/Pre-Op Clinics  
 

This section describes what you need to so before your surgery. For some people, this may include a visit to the Pre-Op clinic. 


Anaesthesiology 
 

Anesthesiologists are specialized doctors trained to prepare patients for surgery. Their role is to eliminate your sensitivity to pain and monitor your vital signs (heart rate, breathing, etc.) while you are in surgery. 


Surgical Day Care  
 

Most people coming to hospital for surgery are registered and prepared for surgery in Surgical Day Care. 

After Surgery 
 

This section contains information about the care you will receive after surgery. It is often called post-operative care. 

 

Acute Pain Service
 

Surgical Services uses a specialized pain management team to help patient manage their pain after surgery. 

 

Patient Education & Information
 

This section contains information and learning for patients undergoing certain surgeries.

Please download and read: Preparing for Surgery at Cambridge Memorial Hospital

 

This document contains information regarding:

  • Registering for surgery
  • Instruction on the day of surgery
  • What to bring to hospital
  • What to eat and drink the night before surgery
  • How to prepare for surgery
  • Medications and when you will see your surgeon after surgery.
  • Visitor policy 

Know that surgeries can be delayed or cancelled for a number of reasons, including emergencies and outbreak (e.g., flu, COVID-19., etc.). CMH staff will keep you informed of the reason that might delay or cancel your surgery.

Please bring any personal assistive device that you need for your appointment. This may include any communications or mobility device you may need like a walker, hearing aid, etc. Kindly note, CMH has a no scent policy. Please do not wear perfumes, scented products and do not bring flowers into hospital. 

Thank you for your visit. At anytime you wish to provide feedback, we encourage you to share them directly with your healthcare team as soon as possible. You may also speak with the social worker, spiritual care advisor, charge nurse, or management (see below). 

 

If you shared a concern that you feel has not been addressed, connect with the Patient Experience Lead at patientrelations@cmh.org

Sandy Bradshaw

Sandy Bradshaw, Manager, Inpatient Surgery, Allies Health, Float Pool & Pain Clinic - ext. 4043

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GIna de los Santos, Manager Surgical Day Care & Ambulatory Surgical Services, Fracture Clinic - ext. 3413

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Aubrie Graham-Mendoza, Manager Operating Rooms, Medical Device Reprocessing Department - ext. 3096

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Kim Towes - Director, Surgical Programs - ext. 2346

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The Surgery Department is located in Wing A , Level 1. Parking in Lot #2 is closest to this unit.

Parking and entrances map at CMH

Once you enter through the Main Entrance, go to #2 (yellow dot) which is located by the public elevators. 

Temporary map of Level on at CMH

Surgery Location

Wing A, Level 1 (#2 on the map)

 

Surgical Day Care Location

Wing C, Level 1 (#9 on the map)

Main Hospital Phone: 519-621-2330

Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

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