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Dr. Neil Friedman, Director of The Hoffberger Breast Center is one of the most respected breast cancer surgeons in the Baltimore area. He has focused his career on improving treatment options for women with breast cancer.
Colonoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center by gastroenterologists to help find ulcers and tumors so they can be removed.
Named a Best Regional Hospital in Diabetes and Endocrinology by U.S. News and World Report, Mercy Medical Center is home to The Center for Endocrinology.
Dwight D. Im, M.D., FACOG, Director of The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy and The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy in Baltimore, became the first surgeon in the world to successfully perform a minimally-invasive hysterectomy via robotic surgery using the new Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver, developed by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG).
Mercy offers emergency care on the Downtown Baltimore campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (410-332-9477) with access to a trained emergency medicine team, diagnostic services and consultations with specialists.
In case of an Emergency, Dial 911 and follow the instructions of the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) team.
Mercy Medical Center's downtown campus includes our Main Hospital - The Mary Catherine Bunting Center, McAuley Plaza and The Weinberg Center.
General visiting hours at Mercy are 11:00 am to 8:30 pm. Hours vary by floor, please check with the nursing staff or call 410-332-9555.
The 48-hour Bravo wireless pH testing at Mercy measures the severity and length that acid remains in the esophagus following reflux.
Capsule endoscopy helps Mercy’s doctors specializing in therapeutic endoscopy to view the digestive tract and provide some of the best treatment options for digestive disease.
Chromoendoscopy is an endoscopy procedure used at Mercy in Baltimore to diagnose abnormal cell changes and early stage cancers in the digestive tract and biliary system.
Double balloon endoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center to examine parts of the small intestines that cannot be viewed with an upper endoscopy or colonoscopy.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, also referred to as an EGD or an upper endoscopy, is an endoscopy procedure that enables a direct examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
An endoscopic ultrasound, or EUS, is a therapeutic endoscopy procedure used to evaluate and diagnose digestive disease.
An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram can help determine the causes of abdominal pain and jaundice.
The hydrogen breath test commonly is used to diagnose patients with irritable bowel syndrome and common food intolerances.
The Liver Transplant Clinic at Mercy offers pre-operative evaluation and screening for liver transplants and post-operative management to improve health for successful liver transplant outcomes.
Mercy's patient navigator helps and encourages patients with pancreatic disease through their treatments.
The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center brings Baltimore-based top gastroenterologists, doctors, surgeons and specialists to the patient communities of the Mid-Atlantic region with leading treatments for diseases and conditions affecting the digestive tract, including liver and hepatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel and colorectal diseases such as Crohn's disease or colitis, conditions of the pancreas, heartburn and reflux disease (GERD), and stomach and intestinal disorders. Mercy Medical Center has been named a Best Regional Hospital in Gastroenterology by U.S. News and World Report, placing it among the top gastroenterology and digestive health hospitals in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region.
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Dr. Debra Vachon is Surgical Director for The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases, part of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center.