Wound and Ostomy Center
The Presbyterian Wound and Ostomy Center, located in Albuquerque, provides wound assessment and treatment, as well as ostomy services. Our staff partners with physicians and patients to make use of a variety of wound care products and therapies help to decrease your pain and allow for faster healing. Our team consists of board-certified wound specialists including clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physicians and podiatrists.
We provide treatment for all types of wounds, including but not limited to:
Diabetic foot ulcers
Surgical wounds that are not properly healing
We also offer case management for chronic wounds or complex cases, wound prevention through education and long-term follow-up care, as well as coordination of treatment with other providers or services.
Vacuum assisted closure
Wound care that speeds healing and decreases pain
Transcutaneous oxygen measurements
Ostomy Services including:
Pre-operative education and stoma site marking
Pouch system fitting
Assessment of inability to maintain a seal on the ostomy pouching system for a prolonged period of time
Assessment of peristomal skin issues (redness, irritation, etc.)
Introduction to a different pouching system
Hernia belt measurement
Stoma assessment, if there is a problem with the appearance of the stoma
Development of problem-solving plans
General assistance with stoma problems
NOTE: For your ostomy appointment, please bring a complete ostomy pouching system change to let the ostomy nurse to review your pouching system items. A list of ostomy related questions are helpful to bring with you to the visit.