Surgery 3 West

When you were given your arrival time, you were told whether to go directly to 3 West or to the Patient Access (registration) desk in the main lobby.

If you need to go to the Patient Access desk, the representative will:

  • Check your Roswell Park Green Card.
  • Review your personal information.
  • Ask whether you have an Advance Directive, Living Will, or Health Care Proxy – or if you would like complete any of those documents.
  • Give you a hospital ID bracelet.
  • Direct you to 3 West when your check-in is complete.

When you Arrive at 3 West

  • Check in at the reception desk.
  • Give any valuables to your family/friends for safekeeping.
  • A nurse will come to the waiting room and bring you to a room where you will prepare for surgery.
  • If you have allergies or problems with anesthesia, tell your doctors.
  • You will need to remove dentures and partial dentures. Put them in the storage box you brought with you and give them to your family/friend.


If you have questions about anesthesia or the medical preoperative process, please call the pre-operative clinic at (716) 845-1673. If you feel sick or have questions about your procedure or test, call your doctor or clinic.


If you need to reach 3 West, please call 716  845-8476 between 6:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. On nights, weekends, and holidays, call the main switchboard at 716 845-2300 and ask for the physician on call for your center.