Luminis Health is recognized by U.S. News & World Report for being high performing in several surgical categories, including colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, back surgery, hip replacement and knee replacement.
Who You'll Meet
When you come in for surgery at Luminis Health you may meet:
- Advanced practice practitioners. These are nurse practitioners (NP) or physician assistants (PA) who may examine you, assist with the surgical procedures, and monitor your progress and recovery.
- An anesthesiologist. This is a doctor specially trained to keep you asleep and comfortable during your operation.
- A clinical pharmacist. This is a doctor of pharmacy who works closely with your doctors and nurses to make sure medications ordered for you are safe and effective while you're in the hospital.
- A dietitian. Your dietitian can explain and offer suggestions to improve your nutrition.
- Occupational therapists. These therapists evaluate, assist, and implement daily living activities, like bathing, shaving and household chores.
- Patient care technicians. These caregivers assist you with showers and other basic care.
- Physical therapists. These therapists evaluate, assist, and implement activities, like walking and strengthening exercises.
- Social workers or case managers. They have special training in your home care needs and issues surrounding leaving the hospital.