Dr. Ayesha Cheema is a Primary Care Doctor with Mercy Personal Physicians at Columbia. She offers experienced and thoughtful primary care for adults of Howard County.
Mercy's team of top surgeons are known for their expertise in correcting ankle deformities caused by unsuccessful ankle fracture treatments.
The Vascular Center at Mercy provides vascular surgeons who treat conditions including aneurysm, stroke, swelling of the legs and vein blockages.
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.
The Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. A team of Board Certified cardiologists uses a number of tests to diagnose cardiac symptoms and disorders. Comprehensive care and treatment are provided in a reassuring, friendly environment.
Cardiovascular disease is a broad term for disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Major types of cardiovascular disorders include:
Risk factors for cardiovascular disorders include:
Symptoms can vary, depending on the particular form of cardiovascular disease. Major symptoms may include:
Basic diagnostic tests may include:
Additional tests may be performed depending on the specific symptoms and probable diagnosis:
Comprehensive treatment generally includes three types of treatment and also will depend on the specific diagnosis.
Lifestyle changes to promote health:
Medications to eliminate or control symptoms:
Procedures or surgery if indicated:
The cardiologists of The Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, diagnose and treat heart diseases including coronary artery disease (CAD), heart attack and high blood pressure. Mercy's heart doctors take a comprehensive approach to treating patients through physical examinations and thorough testing using arrhythmic monitoring, cardiac catheterization, cardioversion, consultative cardiology, electrocardiogram (EKG), pacemaker, stress testing and transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE).
Dr. Robert Zawodny, Director of Invasive Cardiology in The Heart Center at Mercy, helps patients with heart problems including heart attack, heart murmur and heart disease.
The story of a patient who forms a relationship with Mercy's doctors that spans over 20 years.