Getting Ready for Your Surgery (For Longwood Patients)

Partners Patient Gateway and Mass. Eye and Ear

Mass. Eye and Ear patients are encouraged to manage their non-urgent health care needs through Partners Patient Gateway, a secure and convenient patient portal that is accessible anytime.  Through Partners Patient Gateway, patients can:

  • Communicate online with the caregivers in their doctor’s office
  • Request appointments
  • Renew prescriptions
  • View test results
  • Set appointment reminders
  • And more!

Learn more about the benefits of Partners Patient Gateway and enroll today.

Please Note: Partners Patient Gateway is NOT for emergency situtations. Please visit the Partners Patient Gateway for Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Healthcare Proxy/Advanced Directive

Your Advanced Directive is the document that names the person (your Healthcare Proxy) who you would like to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to make them for yourself. Please bring this with you if you have completed this form.

Health Insurance Information

If you have questions about your health insurance benefits, please contact your insurer. Our financial counselors can inform you about financial assistance that may be available. Please call 617-936-6158.

See also the health insurance page.

Evening Before Surgery

It is very important that you are well rested before your surgery. Please get as much rest as possible. On the evening before your surgery, write down the name and contact number of the person taking you home from the Surgical Center. You will be asked for this information when you get to the Surgical Center.

Important Information for Patients

Please click on the links below for important information you will need to review before your surgery.