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Yes, Dr. Oexeman is accepting new patients. Contact the office to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Oexeman accepts most major insurances. Please, contact the office with questions you may have regarding your coverage.
Dr. Oexeman is available for surgical consultations and will answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding your surgery. It is helpful to compile a list of questions you may have and bring it to your preoperative visit.
At times, preparation for surgery may begin up to a month before your actual surgery date. These long-term preparations are a necessary part of the surgical process and must be completed prior to you undergoing surgery:
30 days before surgery:
Within 30 days, you will need to have your primary care physician perform a preoperative physical and order lab work. These results will need to be sent to our office.
NOTE: Depending on your individual surgical procedure, a period of non weight bearing may be required for proper healing. If this is the case, this will be discussed at the time you schedule your surgery and reinforced in the post op instructions given to you from our office.
Obtain your assistive device (crutches, walker, wheelchair, etc) to use after surgery.
1-2 weeks before surgery:
You will attend a pre-operative appointment. During this appointment, you will complete necessary paperwork, discuss questions you may have, and receive post-operative care instructions.
Preparation for the night before your surgery:
No eating or drinking after midnight. Eating or drinking after midnight will result in the cancellation of your surgical procedure.
Do NOT swallow water when brushing your teeth.
Do NOT drink alcohol, smoke, or use recreational drugs.
Find someone over the age of 18 to drive you home and monitor you for at least 24 hours following surgery.
Pack 3-4 pillows in your car for elevating your foot/ leg after surgery.
Pack your assistive device for use after surgery.
If specified at your pre-op appointment, use the provided scrub brush to gently scrub from your knee down to your toes and in between them as well.
Day of the Surgery:
Dress in loose, comfortable clothing that can easily fit over bulky dressing.
Arrive early enough to find parking and complete the registration process.
You will need to bring a photo ID and your insurance card for surgery check in, as well as a list of your current medications and drug/food allergies.
Surgery Day Checklist:
__Loose comfortable clothing
__Bring pre-op instruction sheet
__Bring photo ID
__Bring insurance card
__Bring prescription card
__Bring list of current medications & food/drug allergies
__Wear contact lenses, barrettes, hair pins, or hair pieces
__No makeup, artificial fingernails, nail polish, jewelry, or watches