Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care: School of Medicine: University of California, Irvine

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Health Facts

Here are some common surgical information to prepare you on your upcoming surgery and information on what to expect during your recovery period.

Please consult with your doctor(s) for any questions you may have. The following information provides you with the basics of what you need to know for your surgeries.

If you do not see any information on a particular surgery, please consult with your doctor(s) for important guidelines to follow.

Ear Nose Throat (ENT) Surgeries »

  • Nose and sinus
  • Ear drum
  • Ear
  • Tonsillectomy

Gastrointestinal (GI) »

  • EDG and Colonscopy
  • ERCP

Laparoscopic Surgery (LAP) »

  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder
  • Laparoscopic GERD
  • Laparoscopic resection of colon and Rectum

Melanoma »

  • Melanoma resection

Opthalmology »

  • Cataract
  • Cornea transplant
  • Retina
  • Strabismas
  • Tear duct
  • Trabeculectomy

Orthopedic »

  • Hand
  • Spine
  • Ankle and foot
  • Arthroscopic knee
  • Hip

Plastic Reconstruction »

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Facial flap
  • Septoplasty reconstruction

Pulmonology »

  • Bronchoscopy

Rectal Surgery »

  • Rectal

Robotics Surgery »

  • Robotic hysterectomy
  • Robotic prostectomy

Urological »

  • Cystoscopy
  • TURP

Special Needs »

  • Sleep apena