Orthopedic Surgery Support & Education
Sarasota Memorial offers pre-surgery education for patients undergoing spine surgery or joint surgery. The pre-operative classes explain what to expect before, during and after surgery.
Spine Pre-surgery Classes are offered from 9 to 11 am each Thursday at the main campus (community classroom, second floor near C elevators). No reservations are necessary. For more information, call 941-917-7668 or click here for an informational flyer.
Joint Pre-surgery Classes (for hip, knee or shoulder surgery) are held from 9 to 11 am each Monday and Wednesday in two locations. Call 941-917-7963 for upcoming class locations and to register. If you’re unable to attend the class, please watch the video below. We also offer a discharge video that you can watch; see below.
Joint Pre-Operative Class
Joint Discharge Class