Perioperative Services

General OR Tour

This same day surgery tour includes video clips designed to give patients and their families an idea of what to expect before, during and after surgery.

Patient Forms

University of Maryland Medical Center Perioperative Services Patient Forms.

PREP Center Packet

Most patients are referred to the PREP Center for a check-up, including blood work and any tests that may be needed to ensure you are healthy enough for your procedure.

Welcome to the University of Maryland Medical Center's Division of Perioperative Services

If you or a loved one is coming to the University of Maryland Medical Center for surgery or an endoscopic procedure, you may have questions about what to expect. Before surgery, patients are referred to our PREP Center for a thorough check up. On this site, you'll find the answers to your questions about pre-surgical testing, how to prevent complications, questions you need to ask and more.

Nurse Celebrates 50th Year at UMMC

Rose Gause, University of Maryland Medical Center perioperative services

Meet Rose Gause, who has worked in UMMC's perioperative services for 50 years. Click here to learn more about Rose and why she loves her job.


Preparing for Surgery:

Learn how to prepare for surgery from our PREP Center staff. Plus, check out the entire series of videos: