Mercy Expands Primary and Specialty Care Network with New Community Physician Site in Ellicott City

March 12, 2024


As part of Mercy Health Services' ongoing efforts to expand the reach of the 149-year Sisters of Mercy tradition of quality health care, Mercy has officially opened Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City.

Located at 3290 N. Ridge Road, Suite 220, 2nd floor, Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City is a comprehensive, one-stop, medical facility featuring primary care, specialized physician care, and a variety of diagnostic and laboratory services.

"We are very pleased to expand our physician network by offering excellent clinical services within a community of compassionate care to the residents Howard County and the region," said Dr. David N. Maine, President and CEO, Mercy Health Services.

The new 7,666 square foot community physician site will serve the patients and families living and working throughout Howard County, including Columbia, Ellicott City, and Marriottsville as well as the nearby communities of Catonsville and Oella.

The Ellicott City location will host eight primary care providers as well as 16 specialists, including 10 surgical specialties, such as orthopedics and joint, sports medicine, upper extremity and foot and ankle, neurosurgery, spine, breast surgery, gynecology, general and vascular surgeries, as well as cardiology, pain and rheumatology.

The new site features 22 exam rooms supporting the primary care and specialist providers, x-ray and laboratory services with additional space for future growth.

"Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City is the latest addition to Mercy's efforts to 'ring the beltway' with community health centers," said Dr. George Lowe, Medical Director for Maryland Family Care. The new facility now joins Mercy's network of primary/specialty care satellites in Hunt Valley, Glen Burnie, Lutherville, Overlea, Reisterstown, and Mercy Personal Physicians Downtown and in Canton.

Primary care physician Ayesha F. Cheema, M.D., serves as the site's medical director.

To learn more about the Ellicott City site providers, services and online patient appointment scheduling, visit or call 410-801-CARE (2273).

About Mercy

Founded in 1874 in Downtown Baltimore by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 183-licensed bed, acute care, university-affiliated teaching hospital. Mercy has been recognized as a high-performing Maryland hospital (U.S. News & World Report); has achieved an overall 5-Star quality, safety, and patient experience rating (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services); is A-rated for Hospital Safety (Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade); and is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet™ hospital. Mercy Health Services is a not-for-profit health system and the parent company of Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Personal Physicians.

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