Dr. Elinor Zhou is a gastroenterologist who provides care for general digestive disorders including colon
cancer screening and prevention, GERD, dyspepsia, altered bowel
habits and abdominal pain.
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 trusted physicians at The Heart Center at Mercy have expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of palpitations. Our cardiologists will conduct a thorough evaluation of your symptoms and will help you determine the most appropriate steps to address your palpitations.
Palpitations are a sensation of the heart beating too fast or hard, or the feeling of the heart skipping a beat. Often frightening and bothersome, palpitations are typically not serious and disappear on their own. Palpitations can be experienced:
Patients who have palpitations can experience the sensation of their heart:
Some patients who experience palpitations have an underlying heart condition. Underlying conditions can include:
A patient should see their doctor for treatment of palpitations if symptoms persist over an extended period of time, or if other symptoms are present. Other symptoms can include:
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. David Kim is the Director of Echocardiography at The Heart Center at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland.
The story of a patient who forms a relationship with Mercy's doctors that spans over 20 years.