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Montana VA Health Care System


Surgical Pre-Operative info (Getting Ready for Surgery)


here are many things a patient can do to improve their surgical experience and outcomes. In addition to general information from the Veterans Health Library, there are specific instructions a patient should follow based on the type of procedure they are having. 

Getting Ready for Surgery at Fort Harrison
Getting Ready for Surgery at Montana VA (Fort Harrison)
- PDF:
Getting Ready for Surgery at Montana VA (Fort Harrison)
- For questions, contact the Fort Harrison surgical staff at 406-447-7551

Getting Ready for Surgery at Billings VA Clinic (Majestic Bldg)
Getting Ready for Surgery (Billings VA Clinic)
- PDF: Out Patient Surgery Brochure (Billings VA Clinic)
- For questions, contact the Billings VA surgical staff at 406-373-3830.

Learn more about your specific condition or surgery through the Veterans Health Library
- Flipbooks: 
- Videos:
   •  Video Library Homepage:
 over 150 videos covering over a dozen topics including:
     Cardiovascular Healthy Living Orthopedics
  Cancer Medication Respiratory
  Diabetes Mental Health Wellness
  Digestive Neurology  
  General Health Obstetrics/Gynecology  

Contact Info


  • Fort Harrison VA Surgical Services

Contact Number(s)

  • 406-447-6769

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00am - 4:30pm