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Time of Day and Day of Week for Elective Surgeries

Unless the surgery is a dire emergency, in all elective situations, it is best to get operated during regular working hours, preferably between Monday and Thursday or the first half of Friday

Bhavin Jankharia
3 min read
Time of Day and Day of Week for Elective Surgeries
Unless the surgery is a dire emergency, in all elective situations, it is best to get operated during regular working hours, preferably between Monday and Thursday or the first half of Friday

A few months ago, I had written about the “time of day” issue when consulting physicians and doctors.  The later you see a physician in their shift, the higher is the chance that the interaction will leave you dissatisfied and/or the outcome may be poorer than when you are the first or second patient during that doctor’s shift.

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