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Clinical Leadership Team

Peggy Mullens, RN, BSN
Perianesthesia Manager
210.507.4137
Peggy.Mullens@surgerypartners.com

Perianesthesia Services

Perianesthesia is composed of the following four areas:

  • Pre-Admission Testing (P.A.T.)
  • Pre-Op
  • Post Anethesia Care Unit (P.A.C.U.)
  • Phase 2/Outpatient Discharge

Most Common Surgical Procedures:

  • Spinal surgeries including: Laminectomies, Decompressions, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgeries, Spinal Fusions, Implantation of Artificial Cervical Discs
  • Tissue Sparing, Minimally Invasive Total Hip & Knee
  • Implantation of Spinal Cord Stimulators and Pain Medication Infusion Pumps

General Information:

Pre-admission Testing and Pre-Op are both fast pacedenviorments with patient safety and satisfaction being a top priority. PACU and Phase 2 are staffed with highly skilled RNs in this area where patients are expertly cared for following surgery and reunited with their loved ones once stabilized.

Staffing:

Each area is staffed with Registered Nurses and supported by two medical assistants. Shifts are adjusted daily to accommodate the needs of the surgery schedule. PACU has a RN on call daily that serves as part of the OR call team.

Pre-Admission Testing hours of operation:

Monday — Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.