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Preparing for Surgery


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305-689-5555 (Option 2)


For questions related to your upcoming surgery at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute, please contact our surgical coordinator at 305-689-5752.

For questions about physical therapy, please visit our physical therapy webpage.

If the legal guardian of a child is unable to be present during the healthcare visit, guardians must complete a form to delegate care of their child to another adult.

In preparation for your surgical procedure, you can access important guides here.

Open Shoulder Surgery:

Elbow Surgery:

Arthroscopic Surgery:

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m scheduled for surgery. How do I know what time my surgery will be?
A representative from surgical scheduling will call you after 3 p.m. the day before your surgery to let you know when to arrive. If your surgery is on a Monday, they will call you the Friday before.

I am having surgery. What do I need to do before my procedure?
Your physician will discuss important pre-operative information with you and we will email you a copy of the important requirements prior to your surgical appointment.

Where do I go on the day of my surgical procedure?

After surgery, what do I need to know? 
Your post-operative instructions will be provided to you during discharge, and will include any prescriptions and physical therapy requirements.

To speak with a provider after hours with questions concerning your surgical procedure please call 305-689-5555, Option 1.

Who do I contact with questions about billing? 
You may receive separate bills from the doctor or provider and from the University of Miami Hospital, where our clinics are based. For provider billing inquiries, call 305-243-2900.

Why Choose the University of Miami Health System?

World-class care in an academic health system. As a research and teaching institution, we treat children and adults with proven, leading-edge procedures based on clinical studies performed at the Miller School of Medicine. Our doctors, residents, nurses, and therapists work together to create healthy outcomes.

Questions? We're here to help.

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