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Programs & Services


Operating Room and Recovery Room

Provides surgery and recovery for many surgical procedures.

Serving the community with emergent, urgent and elective surgery offered to pediatric and adult patients. Urgent / emergent surgical cases are done by scheduled evening staff ,7 days a week. Patients are monitored before being transferred back to the inpatient or day surgery units.

Procedures may include:

  • dental
  • ear nose and throat
  • general surgery
  • gynecology
  • obstetrics
  • orthopedics
  • ophthalmology
  • trauma

Contact Details

Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

Location Info
Main Floor
Address
7 Hospital Street
Fort McMurray, Alberta
T9H 1P2
Telephone
780-791-6161
Getting There

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Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
7:00 am - 3:15 pm

Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:15 pm

Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:15 pm

Thursday
7:00 am - 3:15 pm

Friday
7:00 am - 3:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
anesthesiologists, anesthetists, operating room technicians, registered nurses (RNs), surgeons
Referral Needed

Surgeon arranges date with booking clerk who will call you with the surgery date.

Pre-admission visits are arranged by the OR Booking Office as are surgical dates. The pre-admission visit is normally scheduled 1-2 weeks prior to surgery and the visit may be by phone or at the pre-admission clinic in the hospital dependent on patient medical consition and type of surgery planned.

Service Access

Family doctor sends a referral to surgeon. 

Pre-admission visits are arranged by the OR Booking Office as are surgical dates. The pre-admission visit is normally scheduled 1-2 weeks prior to surgery and the visit may be by phone or at the pre-admission clinic in the hospital depending on patient needs and the type of surgery planned.


Fees

Some procedures may not be covered by Alberta Health Care.


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