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From Cardiovascular to Ophthalmic, thousands of surgeries are performed by highly skilled surgeons and support staff every year. And at Norman, we try to make the process as convenient as possible for our patients. All pre-op tests can be done in one location along with any EKG, chest X-rays or lab work necessary, and patients can even register online prior their visit.

The Patient Packet

Please download and read the patient packet prior to the day of your surgery. Click on the links below to download the adult or pediatric patient packet. 

In the Hands of Our Experts

Norman Regional’s Surgical Services provide convenient, easily accessed healthcare. Registration, pre-admission, pre-surgical assessments, diagnostic testing, surgery and patient education are all centrally located, allowing for one continuous flow of care, helpful for patients and physicians.

The Ambulatory Care Unit is directly adjacent to 10 state-of-the-art operating rooms, in which inpatient and outpatient surgeries are performed.

Registration and Scheduling

If you would like the convenience of registering online prior to your visit to Norman Regional, click here. If you have questions about the form and need to contact us, please call 405-307-2031.

For your convenience, all pre-op tests can be done in one location through Pre-Op Diagnostics. Here you will complete your pre-op assessment and any EKG, Chest X-rays or labs necessary.

Please schedule your pre-op assessment between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, the week prior to your surgery. Call 405-307-2650 to schedule your pre-op assessment after your surgery is scheduled through your doctor’s office.

While we do accept walk-ins, please know patients with previous appointments will be seen first.

Where do I go?

On the day of your pre-op assessment, park and enter the Northeast entrance to the hospital. Free valet parking is available for your convenience.

Check in at the patient registration desk. You will answer preliminary questions with the registra.

After registering you will go to Outpatient Diagnostics for your diagnostic tests and pre-op assessment.

(Keep in mind that people with different needs, surgeries and appointments will be served at different times.)

Pre-Op Preparation

What happens during the Pre-Op Assessment?
In your pre-op assessment you will meet with an Ambulatory Care Unit nurse and have pre-op tests done that your doctor has ordered for you. The pre-op assessment allows the RN time to focus on evaluating and communicating your anesthesia-related needs, and on helping to prepare you emotionally and physically for your surgical experience.

It is important we get an accurate list of all the medications you take, so at this time we will go over your current medications. Please bring all medications in their original bottles.

Your consent forms will be reviewed, and we will discuss your post-operative needs.

Why Should I Have a Pre-Op Assessment?


Having a pre-op assessment helps save time on the day of surgery, it helps prevent delays and cancellations, and helps you prepare for your hospital visit.

It also:
Gives you time to discuss the procedure and expectations with a nurse so you may get any questions you have answered. Gives us an opportunity to learn about you and prepare for your need.

Please download, print, fill out and bring with you the following forms:

What to Expect on Your Surgery Day

Expect a call from Norman Regional between 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. the business day before your surgery to confirm your surgery time. Please be aware that emergencies and unforeseen circumstances may delay your surgery time. If you are away from home the day before your surgery, please call 405-307-1250 between 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. to check your appointment time.

On the day of your procedure, park and enter at the Northeast entrance to the hospital. Go to elevator H and down to the first floor and report to the Ambulatory Care Unit.

After you report to Ambulatory Care we will care for you every step of the way. Your family will be guided to the proper waiting room so they can receive updates on your surgery and condition.

Before Surgery

We respect your privacy at Norman Regional, so when you are taken to the OR holding area, you typically have the choice to go alone or be accompanied by a member of your family.

At Norman Regional, we strive to meet the national patient safety goals. We ensure that we have the correct patient, site, position, proper instrumentation and procedure. This is a system of checks and balances to ensure a high level of quality care for our patients. For your safety, you may be asked questions multiple times to assure that every measure has been taken with your safety in mind. We appreciate your patience.