Dr. William Raoofi is a Fellowship-trained specialist in pain management, providing advanced care for patients with a range of conditions that may cause chronic pain issues.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
The surgeons of The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy treat a variety of conditions including gallbladder disease, gallstones, hernia, colon cancer and GERD.
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.
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.
Dr. Richard Desi of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease, focuses on hepatology, a sub-specialty of gastroenterology that addresses the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and biliary tract.
Dr. Richard Desi discusses gastroparesis, a disorder where food in the stomach takes longer than the normal 30 minutes to four hours to empty into the small intestine.
Dr. Richard Desi, Board Certified Gastroenterologist with The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center, discusses links between Crohn's disease and smoking.
Unless you're lucky enough to have an iron-clad stomach, chances are you've probably had your share of tummy aches over the years.
A one-of-a-kind, hand lettered and illuminated book of Mercy was created to record, explain and preserve the history and mission of the Sisters of Mercy in Baltimore.
Inspiring stories of Mercy Medical Center patients overcoming tough diagnoses and beating the odds.