Medical Clearances - Pre Op Exam Specialist


Urgent Care & Family Medicine located in Davie, FL & Plantation, FL

Medical Clearances - Pre Op Exam Q & A

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Some Important test conducted before surgery might include some or all of the following: 

-Blood tests, kidney, liver and blood sugar tests 

-Chest x-rays to inspect your lungs 

-ECG to check your heart 

Additional tests may be required depending on: 

-Your overall health and any health issues you are experiencing or have experienced in the past. 

-Your age 

-The type of surgery you are undergoing. 

Additional tests include: 

-Colonoscopy or upper endoscopy to look at your bowels or stomach lining. 

-Heart stress test or other heart tests. 

-Lung function test 

-MRI Scan, CT Scan, Ultrasound test or other types of imaging tests. 

Medical clearances or pre-operative exams are physical exams performed before a surgery. At UrgentMed we perform all the required tests and provide your surgeon with the necessary documentation. The clearance can be done within 48 hours but it is best to allow 7-10 business days in case you need a specialty clearance. 

What you need: 

Your surgeon’s referral or Orders 
Photo ID 
Insurance Information (If available) 
To be fasting (no food or drink for eight hours Prior) 

Common tests to be performed: 

Blood work 
Chest X-ray 
Physical exam