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Surgery

McLaren’s surgical services represent a full spectrum of procedures and tests across various specialties. General elective surgeries as well as critical or life-saving procedures are what we excel at. McLaren was the first to provide many surgical techniques and tools and continues to keep an eye on the future to enhance the care and outcomes for all our surgical patients.

When patients undergo surgery, a team of dedicated medical staff assist the surgeon. Certified anesthesiologists, circulating nurses, or specialized operating room nurses and technicians monitor the surgical procedure and the patient's health and safety during the entire operation.

The Surgical Department at McLaren Thumb Region is highly trained in state-of-the-art technology and committed to providing superior care to patients and their families. Offering a full spectrum of general and gynecological surgeries, McLaren Thumb Region is devoted to helping you get back on your feet.

Surgical Services at McLaren Thumb Region

Choosing the right surgeon and the right hospital for your surgery is an important decision. When you choose to have your surgery at McLaren Thumb Region, you place yourself in the care of expert surgeons, anesthesiologists, and operating room nurses and technologists using the latest advances in technology and equipment. And after surgery, we offer you a comprehensive program of rehabilitation services.

The McLaren Thumb Region Surgical Services Department provides outpatient and inpatient surgeries to adults and children alike. The surgical team is available for emergency surgeries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Among our surgical specialties:

  • Cancer
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Ophthamological Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Podiatry Surgery
  • Urological Surgery

How to Prepare for Surgery

The information listed below is for the benefit of Patients who have been scheduled for Outpatient Surgery at McLaren Thumb Region:

The Day Before Surgery: Call the McLaren Thumb Region Operating Room at (989) 269-8933, ext. 4280 between 1:00 pm-3:00 pm for your scheduled time of arrival on your day of surgery.

The Day of Surgery: Report to Central Registration on the first floor at the main entrance. Bring the following with you:

  • Your folder from the doctor’s office.
  • A list of your medications.
  • A list of any allergies you may have.
  • You may have a light breakfast and take your prescribed medication.
  • Please shower or bathe the night before surgery.
  • Insurance Cards – your insurance may not cover the entire bill. If you have concerns we can arrange to have you visit our Patient Financial Services.