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Ostomy Care

At Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, our goal is to provide quality care to infants, children and adolescents with ostomies, fistulae, small bowel transplants, surgical and traumatic wounds, pressure wounds, skin breakdown due to pressure, incontinence and perfusion defects.

Our multi-disciplinary team includes certified wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurses.

We offer a variety of care and support, including:

  • Preoperative and postoperative education and counseling
  • Stoma site marking
  • Appliance selection and fitting
  • Skin complication care
  • Routine stoma care
  • Home care education and counseling


Our Certified Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses

  • Tak Tiensawang, RN, MSN, CNS - Director
  • Dane DeLuca, RN, BSN, CWON
  • Martina Pilon, RN, CWOCN
  • Germaine Chapman, RN, BSN, CWON
  • Lisa Linares, RN, BSN, CWOCN


Contact Us

  • Office hours: Monday - Friday, 07:00 AM - 4:00 pm (closed on weekends & University Holidays)
  • Phone:  (310) 267-8067
  • Fax:  (310) 267-3758
  • Pagers:  #98945 and #91335


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