Patients and Families: Frequently Asked Questions


  • How do I make an appointment?

  • How long will I stay in Boston for the initial appointment?

  • How long will it be between the initial appointment and my surgery?

  • Where could I stay?

  • How long does surgery typically take?

  • What types of surgery are available at the IMP?

  • What resources are available to me during my stay?

  • How long should I expect to be in the hospital after surgery?

  • What happens when I leave the hospital?

  • What happens when I go home?

  • When should I expect to come back to the IMP after my surgery?

  • Will the IMP team continue to direct my care?

  • Can I bring a family member or friend with me?