(302) 346-4000 | 200 Banning Street, Suite 110, Dover, DE 19904



Common Medical Terms & Surgeries


Ambulatory Surgery: Outpatient or same-day surgery

Anesthesia: Medication that prevents pain during surgery

Anesthesiologist: A doctor that specializes in anesthesia

OR: Operating Room

PACU: Post anesthesia care unit or the recovery room

Surgery Consent: A legal form the patient signs prior to surgery, giving consent for the surgery to be performed

Vital Signs: Your temperature, heart rate, breathing rate and blood pressure

COVID-19 Facility Update

In efforts to protect our patients, caregivers, and community from the spread of COVID-19, beginning Tuesday March 17 we will institute the following safeguards, screening process and visitation policy at Delaware Surgery Center.


If you meet any of the following criteria we ask that you postpone your surgery for at least 14 days.









We appreciate your cooperation during this time.