Available below are helpful pre-0perative and post-operative materials for a better understanding of your surgery. We also have a surgery coordinator, Marie, who will go over everything you will need to know for before and after your surgery.
The office will coordinate your surgery, Dr. Higgins will perform it, and the MDSMC team of physical therapists and and medical professionals will guide you through your rehabilitation. If you still have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us. We’re here to make your surgery run as smoothly and successfully as possible.
Outpatient Surgery Overview
We understand the concerns for patients facing surgery. Relax. We’re here to make the process as easy as possible. Our surgery coordinator, Marie, will go over everything you will need to know for before and after your surgery. Feel free to review the information on this page for the most common surgeries Dr. Higgins performs. Please call the office for additional information and if you have any questions of any kind. We’re here for you.
Information for Surgery Center of Chevy Chase
Information for surgery at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
Concerns or Questions?
Please contact us by phone or email at any time.
Post Operative Patient Information
The following materials provide details for post operative care for our most common surgeries. If you need additional information, please contact us.
Forms and Documents
- Carpal Tunnel Release
- Knee Arthroscopy (Meniscal Repair)
- Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Allograft
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Autograft
- Arthroscopic Genohumeral Reconstruction (SLAP Tear Repair)
- Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction (Clavicle Fracture Repair)
- Total Shoulder Replacement
- Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
"I was super worried about my knee surgery, but MDSMC handled everything."
Tom A., age 61
"From diagnosis to surgery to physical therapy, MDSMC took care of me from start to finish. I am back to 100%!"
Karen W., Age 58
"Dr. Higgins did my rotator cuff surgery. I started physical therapy the next day and was back on the tennis court in four months."
Betty B., age 53