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Programs & Services

Day Surgery Services

Provides pre and post-operative care for patients having minor surgeries that do not require an overnight stay. Also provides pre-surgery preparation for patients requiring an inpatient stay following surgery.

Provides pre-and post-operative care for patients having minor surgeries, including:

  • ears, nose, and throat (ENT)
    • myringotomy (surgery to relieve pressure in the ear)
    • adenoidectomy (to take out the adenoids)
  • general surgery
    • cholecystectomies (to take out the gallbladder)
    • hernia repairs
    • breast lumpectomies
    • laproscopic appendectomy (removal of appendix)
  • minor gynecology surgeries
    • dilation and curetage (D&C)
    • hysterocscopy (endoscopic examination of the uterus)
    • Bartholin's cyst removal
    • fibroidectomies/ myomectomies (removal of uterine fibroids)
    • insertion and removal of Intrauterine Devices
  • orthopedic (muscle and bone) procedures
    • knee surgery ( arthroscopies, ACL and MCL repairs)
    • shoulder surgery (arthroscopies, repairs)
    • foot surgery
  • vascular access
  • dental rehabilitation (cleaning, extractions, fillings)
  • plastic surgery
    • hand trauma repairs
    • breast reductions

People having day surgery are expected to be able to leave the hospital the same day as the surgery.

Contact Details

Grey Nuns Community Hospital

1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6L 5X8
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

6:00 am - 8:00 pm


Open weekdays.

Service Providers May Include
doctors, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), physiotherapists (PTs), registered nurses (RNs), respiratory therapists
Referral Needed

A doctor's referral is needed.

Wait Times

Waiting period is dependent on individual surgeons' wait list.


Fees may be charged for specific pieces of equipment, e.g. slings, crutches, etc.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services