As part of our Covid-19 safety measures, all surgery center patients are tested for Covid-19 ahead of surgery. All surgery center personnel are subject to continued randomized weekly testing in addition to daily screening.
At OrthoSouth® we pay attention to the details – your experience and safety is our priority. As a result of this philosophy, our committment to the highest quality of service extends to your anesthesia providers.
We understand how important anesthesia is to great outcomes and successful surgery. Dr. Chris Duperier is the Chief of Anesthesia at Baptist Memorial Hospitals-Memphis, Collierville and Women’s and Children’s and oversees our anesthesia program at the OrthoSouth® Surgery Center – Germantown.
Dr. Duperier is one of the most highly trained anesthesiologists in the country. He is a pre-admit testing, pediatric and orthopedic anesthesia specialist who has been working in orthopedics for over a decade. Dr. Duperier trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School and did his pediatric anesthesia fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine.
We use the use the latest evidence based medicine, regional techniques and multimodal anesthesia to provide you with the most comfortable and personalized experience.
In order to keep you as safe as possible, Dr. Duperier and his team optimize your your health conditions prior to surgery through a rigorous pre-admit testing process. He is an internist and anesthesiologist which means he is an expert in recognizing and managing your medical problems throughout your course of care. As more surgeries move to the outpatient setting this has become increasingly important for your safety.
If your child is having orthopedic surgery you will have piece of mind they are being taken care of by a fellowship trained, board certified pediatric anesthesiologist. Pediatric anesthesiologists have the most extensive training and greatest expertise dealing with children and their anesthesia needs. This provides you with the safest possible experience at OrthoSouth.
Our surgery centers offer patients the convenience and privacy of a secure, online registration process. This information will help us provide you with the best possible medical care. You will be asked about your health history, medications and previous surgeries. It’s important to complete your online registration as soon as possible so that your medical team will have time to review the information prior to your visit. We will call you if we have any questions or concerns.
To make the most of your next appointment, we encourage our Southaven surgery patients to pre-register using the online portal.
Once your surgery date is determined, a preoperative nurse will call you prior to your surgery date with your arrival time.
- To arrange for someone to drive you to the Surgery Center for your procedure, drive you home and remain with you for 24 hours after the operation.
- Anesthesia and medications may slow your reflexes and result in drowsiness. Neither driving yourself nor the use of public transportation after your operation to get home is permitted. You must arrange for another responsible adult to drive you home.