Patient Information

About Your Procedure

We look forward to having you for your procedure at our facility. We hope you find this information helpful throughout your journey. You will also receive specific instructions pertaining to your procedure. However, if you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to call us at (585) 225-0270.

Prior to Your Surgery

In your surgical folder, you will receive instructions on how to fill out your medical history online. Please follow these instructions to promptly fill out your history.

Please make sure that you have made any co-payments no later than 7 days before your scheduled surgery. Please contact our billing office if you have any concerns at (585) 328-1500.

You must have an accompanying adult over the age of 18 that will remain at the center during your stay and at home for 24 hours after your procedure. Transportation must be provided by a licensed driver. If you are being transported via medical transportation, this will need to be arranged prior to your scheduled surgery and we encourage an accompanying adult to be with you at the center. You will not be able to utilize non-medical transport taxies, UBER, Lyft, etc. Your procedure may be cancelled if you do not have transportation or a responsible accompanying adult. Please note, individuals under the age of 18 will not be permitted in patient care areas.

You will receive a phone call the business day before your scheduled surgery date, in the afternoon, for your arrival time and specific instructions. If you have not received a phone call by 3pm, please call (585) 225-0270.

Day of Your Surgery



You do not need to remove nail polish.

Please arrive promptly at your scheduled time.

Bring your photo ID and insurance card(s).

Have a responsible adult accompany you to the Center, stay during the procedure, and take you home afterward.

Wear comfortable clothing that is loose-fitting and easy to get on and off. You may be required to change into a patient gown.

Please leave valuables, such as jewelry and watches, at home. The Center is not responsible for lost valuables.

Cell phones are not permitted in the operating room at the Center. Avoid their use in any patient care and waiting room area. Please leave cell phones at home or with a family member.

What to Expect

After you arrive at Cornerstone Surgery Center, you will be brought to the pre-anesthesia area. Your health history will be reviewed with you by a registered nurse, who will help you get ready, answer any questions, and put you at ease before your procedure.

You will meet the anesthesia team who will be providing your care during your procedure and be able to discuss any concerns you may have.

From the pre-anesthesia area, you will be taken to the operating room, where every effort will be made to assure your safety and comfort during your procedure.

After Your Surgery

After your procedure is over, you will be transferred to our recovery room, where our specially trained staff will care for you until you are ready to be discharged. Your length of stay will depend on the type of procedure performed and the type of anesthesia you received. Your anesthesiologist will determine when you are able to be discharged.

The recovery room nurses will provide you with written instructions from your doctor regarding your care after your procedure. It is very important for you to follow these instructions to promote healing and provide the best possible outcome from your procedure.

It’s important that you have a responsible adult available to take you home after you are discharged. If you plan to take a medical taxi, we encourage you to have an adult accompany you.

When you get home, you should plan on taking it easy and have someone available to help you at home. For your safety, do not operate machinery, sign important papers, or drink alcoholic beverages for 24 hours after you are discharged. If you have questions or if issues arise after hours, please call (585) 328-0153 and our answering service will contact your surgeon.

You will receive a follow-up call from one of our registered nurses the next business day following your surgery to make sure that you are doing well and answer any questions you may have about your recuperation. Please do not hesitate to call your doctor if you have concerns.

If you believe to have an emergent situation, please call 911.