Surgery | Torrance Memorial | South Bay


As you get ready for your surgery, you will likely have a lot of questions. We are here to help prepare you for what to expect before, during and after surgery.

We encourage you and your family to take an active role in your care and learn all that you can about your surgery and recovery. We look forward to serving you.

Download Our Surgery Guide

We've created this guide to help prepare you for what to expect before, during and after surgery. This guide includes details about perioperative instructions, information for the day of surgery, and guidance about what to expect after you go home. It's important to review all the information.

Download Surgery Guide [PDF]

Preparing for Surgery

We are committed to providing you with the highest-quality care in a supportive, respectful and compassionate environment from pre-registration to final discharge.

Prepare for Surgery

Day of Surgery

At Torrance Memorial, we believe that admission to the hospital should be both simple and quick. Once you arrive to check in, we will guide you from there.

Day of Surgery

Your Hospital Stay

Patients will be cared for by helpful, supportive and highly experienced medical staff during their stay. Your nurse will continue to monitor you closely during your time here.

Your Hospital Stay

Going Home

Once you are discharged by your physician, you will need to plan for a family member, caregiver or friend to take you home. The professionals on our Case Management team will work closely with your doctor and nurses to develop a discharge plan for a smooth transition home.

Going Home

Schedule an Appointment

Scheduling: 310-517-4738

Pre-Registration: 310-517-4754

Pre-Testing: 310-784-4887

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