Doctors Backous, Anstead and Clinkscales are now seeing patients in the Seattle area at 515 Minor Ave, Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98104.

Two Weeks Before Surgery

Do Not Take:

You May Take:

Day of Surgery

Do not eat anything after 11:00 p.m. the night before surgery. You may have clear liquids (limited to water, black coffee, or apple juice) up to three hours prior to your check-in time, but no later than 7:00 a.m.

You should take your essential regularly scheduled medication with a sip of water the morning of surgery. No patients may drink anything after 7:00 a.m. on the day of surgery.


Failure to follow these guidelines may result in cancellation of your surgery.

Do you take injectable, or oral diabetic medications? Check with the prescribing physician for pre-operative dosing.

Do you take blood thinners? Check with the prescribing physician for instructions on when to stop these medications prior to surgery.

After Your Surgery

Please resume your medications as usual after surgery, unless directed otherwise by your surgeon.

Surgery patients must have an escort home.

They may not drive or leave unattended.

They may not take a taxi without an escort.

Post-Surgical Instructions:

After Your Adenoidectomy
After Your Osseointegrated Device Implantation (Baha)
After Your Ear Tube Insertion
After Your Coblation Of The Palate
After Your Coblation Of The Turbinates
After Your Cochlear Implant
After Your Craniotomy
After Your Dacryocystorhinostomy
After Your Ear Auricle Mass Removal
After Your Frenuloplasty Or Frenulotom
After Your Inspire Procedure
After Your Mouth/lip Lesion Removal
After Your Microlaryngoscopy
After Your Neck Dissection
After Your Nasal Endoscopy
After Your Removal Of A Head Or Neck Mass
After Your Open Repair Of Nasal Deformity
After Your Parathyroid Removal
After Your Removal Of Part Of Parotid Gland
After Your Preauricular Cyst Removal
After Your Closed Reduction Of Nasal Deformity
After Your Sinus Surgery
After Your Turbinate Surgery
After Your Sinus, Septoplasty & Turbinate Surgery
After Your Sinus And Septoplasty Surgery
After Your Septoplasty & Turbinate Surgery
After Your Septoplasty
After Your Sialothitomy And Sialodochoplasty
After Your Sinus Surgery & Turbinate Surgery
After Your Somnoplasty Of The Palate
After Your Stapedectomy
After Your Submandibular Gland Removal
After Your Adenoidectomy And Tonsillectomy
After Your Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Removal
After Your Thyroid Removal
After Your Tongue Lesion Removal
After Your Tonsillectomy
After Your Ear Surgery
After Your Uvulectomy

The best patient care is put into practice every day at Puget Sound ENT — we consider it a privilege to serve you.
Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery (ECOS)

7320 216th St SW

Suite 140

Edmonds, WA 98026

425-673-3750 Directions

76th Professional Commons
21911 76th Ave W
Suite 211
Edmonds, WA 98026

Fax: (425) 670-6718
Alt Fax: (425) 670-6719
1 (425) 775-6651 Directions
Mill Creek

Swedish Mill Creek Medical Center
13020 Meridian Ave S, 2nd Floor
Everett, WA 98208

Fax: (425) 670-6718
Alt Fax: (425) 670-6719
1 (425) 337-4810 Directions

Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Associates
104 27th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374
*Dr. Backous only

1 (253) 770-9000 Directions
Minor & James (Center for Specialty Surgery)

First Hill Medical Building

515 Minor Ave (on the corner of Minor & James)

Suite 130

Seattle, WA 98104