Patients who have an ostomy need both physical and emotional care. The nurse practitioners at the Ostomy Clinic will provide that support for adults and children to help patients and caregivers learn to live with their ostomy. Common issues like fear of leaking, uncertainty about the pouching system and problems related to stoma can be dealt with in the clinic. The Ostomy Clinic can also help you with:

  • stoma site marking before your operation
  • post-op follow up care
  • education about your stoma
  • management of skin complications around your stoma
  • advice on what kind of pouching system is right for you
  • counseling on how to prevent constipation if you have a colostomy
  • advice on continent urinary diversions 
  • counseling on diet, including what foods to eat or avoid
  • finding support groups, sexual and vocational counseling

Location and Contact

For more information or to make an appointment, call:

Troy (adults & children): 844-259-7340

Royal Oak (adults): 248-551-2981

Ostomy Clinic services are available at:


    Area C, Suite 315

    44199 Dequindre Road

    Troy, Michigan 48085


    Located in the Rose Cancer Center

    Suite 202

    3577 W. 13 Mile Road

    Royal Oak , Michigan 48073