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The Center for Ambulatory Surgery (TCAS)

Health Care and Surgery Center

The Health Care and Surgery Center, located adjacent to the hospital (to the right of the main hospital entrance), is home to The Center for Ambulatory Surgery (TCAS).

The Center for Ambulatory Surgery occupies the entire lower level of The Health Care and Surgery Center and consists of six operating rooms, one minor procedure room, a urology suite, and a post-anesthesia care unit. Space and programs have also been designed to meet the needs of pediatric surgery patients and their families. This is the primary location for inpatient and outpatient procedures, including mammogram, infusion and transfusion.

For more information, please call 410-884-4500. Read about preparing for surgery.


Please print and complete the following forms to bring with you on the day of your procedure. Please call 410-884-4500 to pre-register.

Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notification of Privacy Practices
Authorization for Release of Medical Records
Pre-Anesthesia Form

En Espanol
Acuse de Recibo del Aviso de Practicas de Privacidad
Autorizacion Para Hacer Entrega de la Informacion Medica
Formulario Previo a Administracion de Anestesia

For Your Information

Please read the following thoroughly before your procedure.

Johns Hopkins Notice of Privacy Practices for Health Care Providers
In Surgery Infection Control and Safety Precautions
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
Smoking Cessation
SpeakUp Brochure
An Introduction to Postoperative Pain Management

En Espanol
Notificacion de Practicas Privadas
Cirugia - Precauciones de Seguridad & Medidas de Control de Infecciones
Derechos y Responsabilidades de los Pacientes
Hable! Ayude a Prevenir Errores en el Cuidado Recibido
Dejar de Fumar Vale la Pena
Introduccion al Control del Dolor Postoperatorio


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Learn what to expect, where to go, and how to prepare for a surgical procedure at HCGH. 

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