In the most recent edition of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (Volume 231, Issue 2), Drs. Lovasik and Sarmiento discuss their approach to helping patients recovery after major liver and pancreas surgery. Making a phone call to your patient after they leave the hospital can help significantly. Readmission to the hospital is stressful and a significant burden on the patient and their family.
We are here for you after surgery. I provide my card to all my patients and have a team dedicated to your care. We are always glad to talk with you and address your concerns after surgery.