When your doctor recommends surgery as the best treatment options for your condition, choose UNC Lenoir Health Care for exceptional surgical care near you in Kinston, North Carolina.
What to Expect Before, During & After Surgery
Talk to your surgeon about why you need surgery, the risks, the expected outcome, and your recovery. Learn more about preparing for surgery, what happens during surgery, and recovery and follow-up care after surgery.
Your UNC Lenoir Surgical Team
You’ll appreciate personalized, expert surgical care from your surgeon, anesthesiologist, and nurses. Our compassionate nurses have decades of experience caring for surgical patients.
Find the surgical care you need with a broad range of treatments and minimally invasive procedures for:
Minimally Invasive Techniques
Whenever possible, your surgeon will perform a minimally invasive procedure using a tiny incision so you’ll experience less pain, scarring, and recovery time. Minimally invasive options at UNC Lenoir including laparoscopy and laser.
If the procedure you need is appropriate for day surgery—also known as outpatient surgery—you’ll return home the same day as your surgery. Appreciate the comfort of recovering at home and benefit from:
- Pre-surgery education and testing
- Care coordination with other UNC Lenoir specialists, including heart, diabetes and anesthesia
- Surgery preparation and recovery
- Discharge instructions, medications, and other necessities to help you get better at home
- Follow-up call to answer your questions
What to Expect
To help make your day surgery as smooth and pleasant as possible you may receive a telephone call from the Day Surgery Center to schedule any preoperative testing and anesthesia testing required.