Featured Surgeon: Michelle Eagan, M.D.

When we first started exploring how we could best cover the needs of post-operative patients in their homes we found an ally in Dr. Michelle Eagan, a uniquely qualified plastic surgeon new to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dr. Eagan has completed over nine years of extensive training including her residency in the world's aesthetic enhancement capital, Beverly Hills. During her time there, she worked with industry legend Dr. Drew Ordon, star of the TV show "The Doctors". She sets herself apart through her unique approach: By finding and enhancing the natural beauty that her patients possess, she creates long-lasting and natural results. Her focus is on helping patients discover their own best sides, helping them maximize confidence in themselves and where they are in their lives. 

What impresses us most about Dr. Eagan is her level of attention to detail not only in the operating room, but when spending time with her patients before and after surgery as well. She takes the time to listen to, evaluate, and understand her clients' needs, and goes the extra mile to provide them with a safe and comfortable experience. Amanda Richey, Co-Founder of oveRNight RN adds: "Dr. Eagan's aesthetic eye is stellar, and she truly cares about her patients. She goes the extra mile to provide them with stellar results and does so consistently. Her clinical and technical knowledge is phenomenal and we both share strong values surrounding patient safety. I trust her as an ally to provide the the best patient care possible."

We take pride in our work with Dr. Eagan and value her personal attention to all her patients. 

Michael Freyer
A Message from Amanda Richey, Nurse Co-Founder and President

The post anesthesia recovery nurse is the first person you see as you wake up from ambulatory surgery. I have been that nurse for a decade now, and have cared for countless patients as they woke up under my care. As they begin to open their eyes and become conscious, there is always a moment as they realize “Wow, I don’t feel ready to go home but I have to leave soon”.  This realization carries so much weight I can see it in every one of my patients' eyes. It becomes clear this is what they’ve been preparing for; but haven’t been able to imagine how hard it would be.

Great rewards don’t come without sacrifices, and that holds true for any surgery. No matter whether patients undergo surgery on their hearts or noses, there are considerable risks  associated with an invasive action on the human body and full anesthesia. And these risks are not free of symptoms and side effects. Surgery is an investment on ourselves and our physique, but what is our insurance policy against the risks that accompany it? How can we secure great surgical outcomes and our safety? The panic I saw in the eyes of my patients sparked our ideas for new and better solutions for patient safety and healing at home. Their concerned questions like “Can my mom really take care of me after this surgery?”, “Do I want my husband to see me like this?”, “Is this too much to burden my friends and family with?”, and “Am I sure they know what they are doing?” showed the need for medical professionals who can accompany patients along the first steps after having to leave my recovery room.

Often, my patients started pleading with me to leave the surgery center with them; and I had to tell them that I couldn't. “I work here and you’re ready to go home, all your vitals are good!”, I’d have to tell them. And here’s a fact: Yes! Patients are completely ready to leave the recovery room with all its emergency equipment and medical capabilities. But that doesn’t eliminate the need for the caring attention of a medical professional who can tend to needs as long as patients aren’t able to care for themselves. When questions or requests come up, patients deserve someone who can relieve discomfort, answer questions, and can detect a situation that requires the physician’s attention before it becomes a serious danger.

Time and time again after having to say goodbye to my patients without being able to accompany their further steps, I saw the same needs left unmet on a daily basis. So we set out to find a way to find ways to provide them with the nursing support we believe every ambulatory surgery patient deserves. This is where oveRNight RN came from.

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New Office Location

We are proud to announce that we have opened our new downtown office in San Francisco. Our location at 490 Post St. is not only our new business address, but also open for personal consultations regarding your surgery aftercare needs. We look forward to seeing you!

Michael Freyer