Obstetric and gynecology surgery relates to care of pregnant women, and female reproductive health. Common procedures include Caesarean section, hysterectomy , Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis , ovarian cysts , pelvic organ prolapse repair, bladder & rectal, and colonoscopy and gynecology surgery relates to care of pregnant women, and female reproductive health. topics/stc123731 Please note that not all Interior Health hospitals are equipped to provide all levels of obstetrical surgical care; discuss with your physician for more information. For more information refer prenatal services. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there pre-service instructions for the patient
Yes. You will be contacted by a pre-surgical nurse and an anesthesiologist prior to your surgery date.
Is a referral required?
Yes. Referral by physician or emergency department physician.
Is there a cost?
For residents of BC most procedures are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). There may be additional charges for medical services in some cases.
Do I need a ride home?
Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.