Crozer-Keystone Opens Outpatient Ostomy Clinic at Crozer-Chester Medical Center - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Published on January 27, 2015

Crozer-Keystone Opens Outpatient Ostomy Clinic at Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Crozer-Keystone Health SystemMedia Contact:
Katrina Stier
(610) 447-6314
Katrina.Stier@crozer.org

The Crozer-Keystone Ostomy Clinic is now accepting patients at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, located in the same building as the Wound Care Center, 301 W. 15th Street, Chester. Office hours are Wednesdays from 12 noon to 4 p.m. New patients are being accepted.

The Crozer-Keystone Outpatient Ostomy Clinic provides specially trained wound, ostomy, continence (WOC) nurses to assist patients with ostomy management and skin issues under the direction of William Mannella, M.D., medical director. The outpatient clinic provides a place for patients to receive specialized care for stoma and peristomal complications and product concerns.

Clinical services include:
  • Feeding tube skin care concerns
  • Fistula pouching
  • Special attention to pouching problems
  • Ongoing support to introduce new products for changing needs
  • Preoperative patient education in ostomy care
  • Special care related to skin issues

The area of health care that provides ostomy care and other related treatments is called wound, ostomy and continence care. It is important to have someone who specializes in ostomy treatment care for you and your ostomy, and teach you what you need to know. Optimal care and management for ostomy patients can lead to better medical outcomes, faster recovery and a return to normal activities.

To schedule an appointment, please call 1-888-525-4772,  press 1 for pre-admission testing, then press #1 to speak to a scheduler.

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