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About Having Surgery at KishHealth System

At KishHealth System, you’ll find caring surgical professionals who strive to meet your needs before, during, and after surgery.

You can contribute to a good surgical experience by being informed about your procedure and prepared for your stay at Kishwaukee or Valley West Hospital. In KishHealth System’s helpful booklet Your Guide to Surgery, you’ll learn:

  • What to expect from the pre-admission interview
  • What to expect from pre-operative testing
  • What to bring to the hospital
  • Specific information on KishHealth’s Rapid Response System
  • How to manage your pain after surgery

And you’ll be able to explore more information about preparing for an endoscopy, a cardiac catheterization procedure, or pediatric surgery. 

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