Upon arrival patients will fill out a medical questionnaire, have their chart prepared, and take pre-examination photographs.
Consultation with Medical Staff:
After the initial steps, patients will meet with our consultants to address concerns or ask any questions, followed by a comprehensive consultation with Dr. K Charles Kim to schedule and review details of the operation.
Informed Consent – discussion of the operative plans and the risk, benefits, and alternatives.
Blood Test – assess general health status
Local Anesthesia – A combination of oral medications, topical creams, and/ or local injections are used for minor procedures
Twilight Sedation – Both local and intravenous sedatives are given for most procedures. Patients are moderately sedated but arousable.
General Anesthesia – Inhalation sedatives are additionally given to provide deep sedation larger procedures such as breast augmentations, and tummy tucks.
2970 W.Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90006
OC Surgery Center
3420 Bristol St
Costa Mesa CA 92626