Pre-Operative Instructions

Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center

SURGERY will be at the Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center:
1115 Boulders Parkway, Suite 210
Richmond, VA 23225
(804)672-4040



  1. SURGERY DATE:__________________________________

    The Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center is located on the 2nd floor above the Main Office at OrthoVirginia at the address provided above.

  2. A Nurse will contact you to review your medical history and pre-operative instructions and any financial arrangements. If no one has contacted you 2 days prior to surgery please call 804-672-4040 between 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

  3. Do not have anything to eat or drink after midnight the evening prior to surgery. You may take your heart or blood pressure medication the morning of surgery with a small sip of water.

  4. Arrange for someone to take you home following the surgery. Public transportation is not permitted after surgery.

  5. Do not take any aspirin products that include Aleve, Advil, or Ibuprofen one week prior to surgery. You may take Tylenol or medication prescribed by Dr. Hepper.

  6. Post-Operative instructions will be given to you prior to being discharged from the hospital along with any prescriptions for medication and physical therapy.

  7. We will contact your insurance company for prior authorization for this procedure.

Any Questions please call Dr. Hepper’s office at 804-288-8512.