510 Saybrook Road, Middletown, Connecticut 06457 | 860.346.2267
Middlesex Center for
Advanced Orthopedic Surgery

After Your Surgery

If you are experiencing excessive bleeding or difficulty breathing call 911 or report to your nearest emergency facility

Post Operative Care:

Post operative instructions will be reviewed with you before your discharge. You will receive a written copy of the discharge instructions.  You should not plan to drive, drink alcohol or make decisions for 24 hours after surgery or if you are taking pain medication.  

When You Are Home:

At home, please follow your surgeon's written instructions provided by the staff at MCAOS. If you experience any problems or changes in your condition, you should contact your surgeon's office.  Your surgeon will be responsible for your continuing care. 

Expect a telephone call from one of our nurses the morning following surgery to answer any questions you might have.

Our staff  hopes you have found your brief stay with us pleasant and caring. Please remember to fill out your Patient Satisfaction Survey. 

Pain Medication:

Please take your pain medication as needed according to your specific discharge instructions. If the medication is not  relieving your pain  please call your surgeon's office to discuss an alternative.


If you develop any signs or symptoms of Infection such as persistent fever > 101 F, redness, warmth, swelling   or increased pain, please call your surgeon's office.

Patient Testimonials

I could not have been more comfortable!

Please thank everyone for me, for every time I looked up there was a smile looking back. I could not have been more comfortable. GREAT JOB!!!!"

- Thomas P.
MCAOS Announcements
  • 12/30/2016
    Middlesex Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery is re- accredited!
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  • 12/30/2013
    MCAOS Receives Three Year Accreditation from Ambulatory Accreditation Association for Health Care
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  • 9/10/2013
    Your Right To Know/ Advance Directives and Living Wills
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