Thank you for choosing Stony Brook Medicine for your surgical needs!
Here at PreOperative Services our mission is to provide compassionate world class care. We care about your overall health and well-being. We also know that the best outcomes from surgery start with patients who are in their best state of health prior to surgery. This section of our website is dedicated to helping you achieve your most optimized state of health. Please click on the links to the left for information about a healthy lifestyle. See below for quick tips to improve your health before surgery.
Quick Health Tips To Help Optimize Your Surgical Recovery
Increase the amount you exercise everyday!
Walk back and forth to places in your house twice
Walk around the yard
Park further away from the store
Whatever your exercise ability, try to increase it even a little bit
Eat a Healthy Diet!
Lean Meats, Fruits and Vegetables
Decrease caffeine intake
Limit your junk food
Diabetics - Get those Blood Sugars under control
Stop Using Illegal Substances
Engage In Stress Reduction Activities
Get a Good Nights Sleep
Please see the detailed sections of our General Wellness section for more in depth information!
Wishing you a speedy recovery!