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Check-In at Virginia Mason Medical Center

Important Patient & Visitor Facility Information

To ensure our facilities are safe places, face coverings must be worn at all times. Learn more about clinic and hospital visits.

If you are having surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center

If you are having surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center, you will be asked to visit the Pre-operative Anesthesia Clinic sometime before the day of surgery. This clinic is located on the fifth floor of Buck Pavillion.

Establishing your arrival time

On the day before surgery, you will receive a call from your surgeon's office to assign your arrival time at Virginia Mason Medical Center.

On the day of surgery

On the morning of your surgery, you should report to the either the registration desk on Level 5 of the Lindeman Pavilion or the surgery check-in on Level 6 of the Hospital, with access from outside at 1000 Spring St. After registration, you will be taken to the operating room area.


If you are being admitted to the hospital

If your provider has arranged for you to be admitted to the hospital for a procedure other than surgery, please come to the admitting reception desk at the hospital lobby entrance at 925 Seneca Street.

If you arrive from the Lindeman Pavilion via the Skybridge or from the Buck Pavilion, the hospital lobby is located on Level 4.

For more information on preparing for your stay at Virginia Mason Medical Center, please visit the links below.