During your hospital stay, your diet changes many times.
- The day of surgery you will be NPO: this means “nothing by mouth” before going to surgery.
- Immediately after surgery you are on a liquid diet consisting of broth, gelatin, clear juices, soda and tea.
- The day after surgery your diet is advanced to include more solid foods as you are able to tolerate them.
Please be aware that it is not unusual to lose your appetite for a few days after surgery, and some medicines may change how food tastes to you.
UPMC Susquehanna is committed to your comfort and complete satisfaction with our food service. We provide a complete Room Service program with a restaurant-style menu which includes a wide range of hot and cold breakfast items as well as lunch and dinner selections. Simply place a call to the number below and your meal will be delivered in 45 minutes or less!
Room Service Hours:
Breakfast items: 6:30 am–6:30 pm
Lunch and dinner items: 10:30 am–6:30 pm
To place your food order, dial 23500. If you are unable to order your own meal, a food services representative will be happy to take your food order for you.