Pre and Post Surgical Evaluations

Welcome to CoreMed Plus, your trusted healthcare provider specializing in comprehensive care for individuals undergoing surgical procedures. We understand the significance of pre and post-surgery evaluations in optimizing surgical outcomes and ensuring a smooth recovery process. At CoreMed Plus, we are committed to providing exceptional care and support throughout your surgical journey.

Our experienced team of healthcare professionals recognizes the importance of thorough assessments before and after surgery to ensure your safety, enhance the procedure’s success, and facilitate a smooth recovery. We offer personalized pre and post-surgery evaluations tailored to your specific needs.

During pre-surgery evaluations, our healthcare providers review your medical history, conduct physical examinations, perform diagnostic tests, assess medication management, and evaluate anesthesia needs. These evaluations help us determine your suitability for the surgery, identify potential risks or complications, and develop a personalized plan to mitigate them.

After the surgery, our post-surgery evaluations focus on monitoring your recovery, managing pain, promoting wound healing, supporting rehabilitation, and providing ongoing support and education. We closely monitor your vital signs, pain levels, and overall progress during the post-operative period. Our healthcare professionals develop personalized pain management plans and guide wound care and dressing changes. We may recommend rehabilitation or physical therapy programs to aid your recovery and restore function.

At CoreMed Plus, we prioritize your well-being throughout the surgical process. Our comprehensive evaluations and individualized care plans aim to optimize your surgical outcomes and support your recovery. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care, addressing your concerns, and helping you navigate the pre and post-surgery phases confidently and comfortably.

Choose CoreMed Plus for your pre and post-surgery evaluations, and let our experienced healthcare professionals guide you toward a successful surgical experience and a smooth recovery. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward optimal surgical care.

What is Pre and Post Surgery Evaluations

Pre and post-surgery evaluations are important components of the surgical process that help ensure patient outcomes. These evaluations involve a comprehensive assessment of a patient’s overall health, medical history, and specific surgical needs before and after a surgical procedure. Let’s explore pre and post-surgery evaluations in more detail:

  1. Pre-Surgery Evaluation: The pre-surgery evaluation is conducted before a surgical procedure to assess a patient’s health status, identify potential risks or complications, and optimize the individual’s condition for the upcoming surgery. The goals of a pre-surgery evaluation include:
  2. a) Medical History Review: The healthcare provider reviews the patient’s medical history, including previous surgeries, chronic conditions, medications, allergies, and any relevant family history. This information helps identify potential risks or complications associated with the surgery.
  3. b) Physical Examination: A thorough physical examination is performed to evaluate the patient’s overall health, including vital signs, cardiovascular function, respiratory function, and general fitness. This assessment helps determine the patient’s ability to tolerate the surgical procedure.
  4. c) Laboratory Tests: Various laboratory tests may be ordered to assess the patient’s baseline health, including blood tests, imaging studies, and other diagnostic evaluations. These tests help identify any pre-existing medical conditions that may require specific management during the surgical procedure.
  5. d) Medication Management: The healthcare provider reviews the patient’s current medications, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and supplements. Certain medications may need to be adjusted or temporarily discontinued before surgery to minimize potential complications or interactions.
  6. e) Anesthesia Evaluation: If general anesthesia or sedation is required for the surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist will evaluate the patient’s suitability for anesthesia. This evaluation considers factors such as allergies, medical conditions, and previous experiences with anesthesia.
  7. Post-Surgery Evaluation: The post-surgery evaluation takes place after the surgical procedure to monitor the patient’s recovery, manage pain, and address any potential complications. The goals of a post-surgery evaluation include:
  1. a) Monitoring Vital Signs: Healthcare providers closely monitor the patient’s vital signs, including heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen saturation. These measurements help identify any immediate post-operative complications or changes in the patient’s condition.
  2. b) Pain Management: Effective pain management is crucial for post-surgery recovery. Healthcare providers assess the patient’s pain levels, determine appropriate pain medications, and develop a pain management plan tailored to the individual’s needs.
  3. c) Wound Care: Post-surgery evaluations involve assessing the surgical incision site(s) for proper healing, signs of infection, or other complications. Healthcare providers provide instructions on wound care, dressing changes, and any necessary follow-up visits.
  4. d) Rehabilitation and Recovery: Healthcare providers may recommend physical therapy or rehabilitation programs to support the patient’s recovery and regain functional abilities depending on the type of surgery performed. Post-surgery evaluations monitor the progress of rehabilitation and adjust the treatment plan as needed.
  5. e) Follow-up Care: Post-surgery evaluations often include scheduling follow-up appointments to monitor the patient’s long-term recovery, remove sutures or staples, and address any ongoing concerns or questions.

Pre and post-surgery evaluations are vital in optimizing patient outcomes and ensuring safe and effective surgical procedures. These evaluations allow healthcare providers to assess the patient’s overall health, identify potential risks, manage pre-existing conditions, and provide appropriate post-operative care. By conducting thorough evaluations before and after surgery, healthcare teams can support patients through the surgical process and promote successful recoveries.

How CoreMed Plus Can Help You

At CoreMed Plus, we recognize the importance of thorough pre and post-surgery evaluations in maximizing patient outcomes and ensuring a smooth surgical journey. Our dedicated healthcare professionals are committed to providing comprehensive care and unwavering support throughout the entire surgical process. Here’s how CoreMed Plus can assist you with your pre and post-surgery evaluations:

Pre-Surgery Evaluations: Before your surgery, our healthcare team conducts detailed assessments to evaluate your overall health and prepare you for the upcoming procedure. We offer a range of services tailored to your specific needs, including:

  • Comprehensive Medical History Review: Our healthcare providers meticulously review your medical history, taking into account previous surgeries, chronic conditions, allergies, and medications. This comprehensive assessment allows us to identify any potential risks or complications associated with the surgery and customize your surgical plan accordingly.
  • Thorough Physical Examination: We perform a comprehensive physical examination to assess your current health status. This examination includes evaluating vital signs, cardiovascular and respiratory function, and general fitness. By thoroughly assessing your physical condition, we can determine your suitability for the surgery and identify any areas that may require additional attention or precautions.
  • Diagnostic Tests: CoreMed Plus offers a wide array of diagnostic tests, including blood tests and imaging studies, to gather valuable information about your baseline health. These tests help identify any underlying conditions that may impact the surgical procedure and ensure appropriate preparation and planning.
  • Medication Management: Our healthcare professionals closely review your current medications, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and supplements. We work collaboratively with you and your surgeon to make any necessary adjustments to your medications, ensuring compatibility with the surgical procedure and minimizing potential complications or interactions.
  • Anesthesia Evaluation: If your surgery requires general anesthesia or sedation, our team collaborates with experienced anesthesiologists or nurse anesthetists. They will evaluate your specific anesthesia needs, considering your medical history, allergies, and previous experiences with anesthesia, to ensure a safe and successful administration during the surgery.

Post-Surgery Evaluations: Following your surgery, CoreMed Plus provides comprehensive evaluations to closely monitor your recovery, manage pain, and address any potential complications. Our post-surgery evaluation services include:

  • Monitoring and Follow-up Care: Our healthcare professionals closely monitor your vital signs, pain levels, and overall progress during the post-operative period. We schedule regular follow-up appointments to assess your recovery, address any concerns or complications, and ensure that you are on track for a successful healing process.
  • Pain Management: We prioritize effective pain management in your post-surgery care. Our team assesses your pain levels, prescribes appropriate pain medications, and develops personalized pain management plans to ensure your comfort and support your recovery.
  • Wound Care and Healing: Our healthcare professionals carefully monitor the surgical incision site(s) to assess proper healing, detect signs of infection, and provide guidance on wound care and dressing changes. We place utmost importance on optimizing your wound healing process to minimize the risk of complications and promote optimal recovery.
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery Support: Depending on the nature of your surgery, our healthcare team may recommend rehabilitation or physical therapy programs to aid in your recovery process. We collaborate with rehabilitation specialists to develop tailored rehabilitation plans that promote functional restoration and help you regain strength and mobility.
  • Ongoing Support and Education: At CoreMed Plus, we are committed to providing continuous support and education throughout your post-surgery recovery. We offer guidance on post-operative care, lifestyle modifications, and any necessary adjustments to medications or activities. Our healthcare professionals are readily available to address any questions or concerns you may have during your recovery journey.

By choosing CoreMed Plus, you can access a dedicated team of healthcare professionals who prioritize your pre and post-surgery evaluations. We strive to provide comprehensive care, personalized treatment plans, effective pain management, wound care support, and rehabilitation guidance.

Meet Dr. Mark Richter

I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. In 1988, I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. 

I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.

Meet Briahnnon Long NP-BC

Briahnnon Long, NP-BC, graduated from Oakland University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a nurse in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. She then pursued her Master of Science in Nursing. She graduated from The University of Michigan Flint in 2020 and became board certified by The American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

She works in the acute care setting as a hospitalist and in the subacute care setting at a skilled nursing facility. She has special interests in health and wellness, preventative medicine, and chronic care management in the primary care setting. She loves being outdoors, cheering on her husband and two children in hockey, and camping and boating in the summer. 

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If you’re ready to take charge of your health and embark on a journey toward a healthier, happier life, we invite you to contact us today. Our compassionate and knowledgeable staff is excited to take your call and help you on your health journey. We will work closely with you to develop a customized treatment plan that is right for you and provide the support and care you need every step of the way.

Don’t let health concerns hold you back – contact CoreMed Plus today and let us help you achieve optimal health and wellness. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve a healthier, happier life.

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    Dr. Mark Richter Bio

    I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. In 1988, I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.