At Anne Arundel Medical Center's Pre-Anesthesia Testing (P.A.T.) Center, you can receive your required pre-procedure tests - including a physical, lab work, an EKG and a chest X-ray - in one visit, as well as additional referrals for consultation with a specialist if needed.
To make an appointment with the P.A.T. Center, call 443-481-3624 as soon as your procedure is scheduled. The Center is open Monday-Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
Where to Go
The P.A.T. Center is located in the hospital's Wayson Pavilion. Park in Garage B or get dropped off at the Pavilion's main entrance and proceed to Suite G60 on the ground floor. See map and driving directions.
What to Bring to Your PAT Appointment
Your insurance card or worker's compensation information
A detailed, written list of all medications you are taking, including over-the-counter medications and supplements. Include the name of the medication, the dosage, and how often you take it.
Names of your primary care physician/specialists
Any medical records associated with your upcoming procedure
What to Expect at Your PAT Appointment
A customer service representative will welcome you and ask you for your insurance information for your records
A nurse will take your medical history. A nurse practitioner will conduct a physical to ensure that you may safely undergo your procedure.
You will receive instructions about the medications you should or may take prior to your procedure. You also will be given information regarding where and when to report on the day of your procedure.
Your lab work, chest X-ray and electrocardiogram will be completed, if necessary
If deemed necessary, an anesthesiologist will consult with you prior to the day of your procedure.