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

100 Percent Recovered!

After my son hurt his knee at soccer practice, I was sent to MCAOS by our pediatrician. As soon as we walked in, we were met by the caring staff at the door. I knew we were off to a good start. He is doing so much better today, and I am happy to report... 100 percent recovered thanks to you! We appreciate everything you do! "

- John P
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