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Operating Room

Description of Services

The two Operating Room Suites/Central Materiel Services provide elective surgical procedures, to include General Surgery (to include Breast Biopsies), Podiatry, Orthopedics, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, ENT, some Plastic Surgery procedures and sterilization support to all surgical clinics within the Health Center. 

Access to Care

Active Duty Service Members and their Family Members, DoD Civilians (under certain circumstances), Retirees and their Family Members that are enrolled in the TRICARE Prime Service Plan.

Patient Information for the Day of Surgery

  • Please report to the second floor at your appointed time.
  • Please present your ID card and DD 2569 Compliance Card to the receptionist
  • A nurse from the Same Day Surgery Unit will escort you to the holding area
  • Once the OR staff is ready, you will be taken to surgery
  • You will recover in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit for at least 45-60 minutes
  • All discharge instructions pertaining to your surgery will be reviewed with you and your escort prior to discharge

A Few Reminders for the Surgical Patient

  • Please do not eat or drink anything after midnight
  • Do not apply any lotion, powder, or oils around the operative site
  • Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes on the day of your surgery
  • Please leave all valuable items at home
  • Children are not allowed in the surgical area unless they are surgical patients
  • Please bring a responsible adult with you on the day of surgery. If a child is having surgery we ask that two adults come to the health center on the day of surgery
  • If crutches are required after your surgery please make sure that they are with you on the day of surgery and that you have attended crutch training in Physical Therapy prior to the day of surgery
  • The Perioperative Section must have a cell phone number for the responsible adult that will be accompanying you on the day of surgery
Contact Information​​
Phone: 757-314-7863
Hours: Mon - Fri: 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: 576 Jefferson Ave
Ft. Eustis, VA 23604