Al-Niaimi’s surgical recovery suggestions in new UW Health patient blog

Tags: gynecologic oncology, Outreach

Ahmed Al-Niaimi, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Gynecologic Oncology, shared tips for recovering from surgery faster on the UW Ob-Gyn podcast in August. You can listen to his episode here! And now, that interview was adapted for the UW Health Health and Wellness blog!

According to Al-Niaimi, when you look at surgery as a process you realize there are no small surgeries. But there are steps that all patients can take before and after surgery to ensure a faster and more complete recovery.

When surgery is necessary, his advice is to approach it from three phases: before, during, and after surgery. By doing so, patient can be knowledgeable and prepared about what to expect and avoid things that may slow down or prevent recovery.

Read the whole article for Al-Niaimi’s tips for getting ready for surgery and making recovery go more smoothly.