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Managing Your Surgical Pain

Anesthesiologists monitor your pain at every step of your surgery.

  • Orthopedic Special Care Unit (OSCU) Following an operation, patients with complex medical needs may be admitted to our four-bed Orthopedic Special Care Unit (OSCU), a New-York-State approved Intensive Care Unit.
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) All patients are admitted to the PACU after surgery where anesthesiologists monitor pain levels.
  • Acute Pain Service is committed to reducing postoperative pain and assisting with the early phases of rehabilitation from orthopedic surgery.
  • Recuperative Pain Medicine Service provides safe and effective pain management to all patients from the time they are transitioned from their PCA (patient-controlled analgesia) pump to oral pain medication, monitoring their pain level until they are discharged from the hospital.