Media Relations: Mercy Facts At A Glance
Founded in 1874, Mercy Medical Center is a Catholic health care facility, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, as well as a teaching hospital for the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Located in downtown Baltimore at 345 St. Paul Place, Mercy is part of Mercy Health Services, Inc., which also includes Stella Maris, Central Maryland's largest long-term/geriatric care facility located in Timonium, MD, as well as a network of community health centers.
In 2010 Mercy's campus expanded with the addition of new $400+ million, 20-story replacement hospital, The Mary Catherine Bunting Center, which features 15 state-of-the-art operating rooms and 196 private inpatient rooms.
Mercy has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, most recently including Magnet Recognition for Nursing excellence, the American Institute of Architects' Presidential Citation for Urban Design, and U.S. News & World Report's high-performing hospital in the areas of Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology.
FY 2012 Statistical Highlights
Mercy Medical Center
Total Cases: 19,461
Emergency Room Visits: 65,763
Clinic Visits: 111,580
Patient Days of Service
Adult and Pediatric: 60,623
Neonatal Intensive Care: 6,260
Total Patient Days of Service: 72,932
Average Length of Stay (days): 3.75
Ambulatory Service Visits
Business Health Services: 22,290
Outpatient Health Clinics (Clinic Visits): 111,580
Operating Room Minutes: 2,069,757
Ambulatory Surgery Cases: 20,755
Active Physicians: 596
Medical Residents & Students: 522
Medical residents and students annually receive medical training and practical experience at Mercy in the areas of Medicine, Surgery, OB/GYN, and Pediatrics, as well as in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Pathology and Ophthalmology.