Things were tense with Johnny, who phoned her while she was in the recovery room.
When Lynn had her first child and only fathers were allowed in the recovery room, Sidney insisted, “I am the father.”
You were either in the anesthesia office or in the room that is part of the recovery room.
recovery room re·cov·er·y room (rĭ-kŭv'ə-rē)
A hospital room equipped for the care and observation of patients immediately following surgery.