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Surgery Resources

When it comes to having surgery, what comes before and after is often as important as what happens during the surgery. We'll help you through the entire process, from preparing for your surgery to recovering as quickly as possible.

Your Complete Guide to Preparing for Surgery

There are a lot of little details involved with a planned surgery, but don't worry—we'll make sure you know what to do when.

We've put together a patient guide with all the information you and your family need to know about having surgery at Luminis Health. This guide helps you better understand how to get ready for your surgery and what to expect with recovery.

Download our guide to Preparing for Your Surgery. Certain surgeries have specialized patient guides, too.

Support Services for Surgical Care

We have many resources to support you with general surgery or acute surgery. Here are a few:

It can be helpful to have a little extra support when you're going through the surgical process. That's why we have online support groups where you can connect with others who are on the same journey.

If you're traveling from out of town for surgery and need to recover near Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, this house can become your home away from home, providing an affordable place to rest and regain strength. It's also a great option for family members who want to stay within walking distance while you're in the hospital.

Before any hospital stay, it's a good idea to create a health care plan that can be used if you're unable to speak for yourself. Our guide to completing your Advance Directive helps you through the process.