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Lena Ngo



About me

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Lena Ngo is a nurse who cares for hospitalized children who need pain management. She relieves the pain of patients using treatments ranging from pain medications to complementary therapies. She specializes in acupressure, aromatherapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator therapy (the use of low-voltage electricity to treat pain). Ngo is particularly interested in standardizing how doctors and nurses assess an individual's pain and treat pain-related symptoms and educating other providers on these procedures.

Ngo earned her master's degree in nursing from San Francisco State University School of Nursing.

Where I see patients (1)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.

    Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.
    This provider is employed by a medical group affiliated with UCSF.