Dr. Armando Sardi is a respected and renowned cancer surgeon as well as the Medical Director of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy and as Chief of Surgical Oncology at Mercy.
Colon cancer and rectal cancer, known as colorectal cancer, are cancers that can be successfully treated if detected early.
The Gynecologic Oncology Center is a long-standing leader in women's cancer treatment. Mercy Medical Center has been named a Best Regional Hospital in Cancer and a Best Regional Hospital in Gynecology.
Dr. Armando Sardi is widely regarded for his training and skills in utilizing Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to treat advanced stages of abdominal cancer (peritoneal surface malignancies).
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.
Mercy gastroenterologists offer balloon dilation as a treatment option for achalasia.
Botulinum toxin injections are offered to treat achalasia by the gastroenterologists of The Center for Heartburn and Reflux Disease at Mercy in Baltimore.
An endoscopic mucosal resection may be recommended to diagnose Barrett’s esophagus or treat Large colon polyps and stomach cancer.
Expert gastroenterologists at Mercy in Baltimore treat achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy.
Radiofrequency ablation is a treatment option for liver cancer and Barrett’s esophagus at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
Remicade infusion treatment for inflammatory bowel disease offered at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
Therapeutic endoscopy is central to the services offered at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease to detect cancers of the colon, esophagus, stomach, liver and bile ducts, pancreas, and intestines.
The Center for Liver and Hepatobiliary Diseases at Mercy offers the transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt as a treatment option for portal hypertension.
Specializing in liver cancer diagnosis and treatment, Mercy gastroenterologists offer transarterial chemoembolization as a treatment for liver cancer.
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.
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.
Smokers who quit have a 65 percent lower risk of a Crohn's disease flare-up and are less likely to need steroids or other medications.