Dan Collins - Senior Director of Media Relations at Mercy Medical Center

Dan Collins, Senior Director of Media Relations

Email: dcollins@mdmercy.com Office: 410-332-9714 Cell: 410-375-7342
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Mercy Ranked #2 Hospital in Maryland by U.S. News & World Report

Mercy Medical Center has been ranked nationally in three adult medical specialties, named a high performer in six key adult specialties, and further recognized as the #2 hospital in the State of Maryland for 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report

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Dr. Craig Vander Kolk Discusses Correcting Lumpectomy Defects

Breast reconstruction after a lumpectomy is becoming more routine these days because breast conservation has become more sophisticated.

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Heating Up Ovarian Cancer

...even see her ovaries. “The doctor called me in the next day, he said, I need you to understand you have got a very serious kind of cancer,” Szablya told Ivanhoe. “Eighty-percent of ovarian cancers are diagnosed very late,” Armando Sardi, MD, Chief of Surgical Oncology, Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, told Ivanhoe. Dr. Sardi offered Szablya a new and aggressive treatment called HIPEC. First, he removed all traces of her tumor along with her spleen, gall bladder,...

Source: WTVF-TV – Online, Ivanhoe Broadcast - Online, WWSB-TV – Online

Scan Predicts Strokes: Should You Get It?

...alternative is to ask your doctor to simply listen to your carotid arteries with a stethoscope during a physical exam. If a whooshing sound called a “bruit” is found – a sign of blockage – the ultrasound scan can then be performed, notes Paul Lucas, M.D., a vascular surgeon and director of the vascular laboratory at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Other tests that can detect carotid blockages include a carotid angiogram (in which contrast dye is injected into a vein that...

Source: NewsMax – Online

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Dr. Kurtis Kim Dr. Kurtis Kim Discusses Arterial Skin Ulcers and Peripheral Artery Disease › If you have a sore on your toe or foot that just will not heal, it could be an arterial ulcer. Arterial ulcers, also known as ischemic ulcers, are the result of peripheral artery disease (PAD).

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Members of the media: Mercy also has experts in the areas of Allergy Medicine, Audiology, Forensic Nursing, Lactation Specialist, Lymphodema, and Psychology.

Media Resources

If you are a member of the media and need more information about Mercy experts, or to schedule a media interview with our Mercy doctors, please contact Dan Collins at 410-332-9714 or by cell phone at 410-375-7342.