What if a Patient Needs Surgery but Tests Positive for COVID-19?

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Learn how we are keeping patients who need surgery safe if they test positive for COVID-19.

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If you need surgery and you test positive for the virus, it is important that we wait until your virus has cleared before we perform surgery. In these cases, we are recommending that patients wait two weeks or three weeks, then get retested, and if clear, we proceed with surgery right away.