Dr. Jeffrey Landsman is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Geriatrics, providing care for patients 18 and older.
Knee replacement surgery is offered at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The orthopedic team at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy offer innovative technology for knee replacement surgery.
Cardiologists at The Heart Center at Mercy treat patients with heart conditions including heart attack, heart murmur and heart disease.
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 highly trained cardiologists at The Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, are skilled in accurately diagnosing and treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Our doctors will evaluate your condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment in order to help reduce symptoms and improve your quality of life.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which part or all of the heart muscle becomes thick or stiff. This makes it harder for the heart to pump blood and rest between heartbeats. A number of conditions can lead to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy:
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can run in families and can affect people of all ages.
Some people have no symptoms and don’t realize they have this condition. In others, it can develop quickly and symptoms are severe. Symptoms may include:
Diagnostic tests may for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy include:
If blood testing is positive for the gene that causes hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the immediate family should also be tested. Undetected hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common cause of sudden death in young people.
Treatment depends on the severity of the symptoms, condition complications, patient age and overall health. Treatment options include:
Some patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have few symptoms and don’t require extensive treatment, but it is important to have a thorough evaluation and ongoing care by a fully qualified cardiologist.
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. Mark Applefeld, Chief of the Division of Cardiology, 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.