Depending on the surgery, anywhere from 2-6 weeks.
Once you are off pain meds and/or out of cervical collar.
No. You must have a driver to take you home.
The surgery schedulers will provide you with information as to what needs to be done before surgery. This includes but not limited to lab work, primary care visits for pre-op clearance, fitting of braces, etc.
No, while it is helpful being proactive, the surgery schedulers will contact your insurance to get approval for surgery. It is imperative you provide us with the most current updated insurance information.