Lindsay K. Hessler, M.D., is a Board Certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, including advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Pulmonologists at The Lung Center at Mercy treat patients with lung conditions including COPD, lung cancer and interstitial lung 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 pulmonology specialists at The Lung Center at Mercy offer testing and treatment for sleep disorders in our full-service diagnostic sleep laboratory. Mercy’s Sleep Center is led by Dr. Audrey Liu. Dr. Liu is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and specializes in treating an array of sleep disorders, including insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep-related breathing disorders such as snoring and sleep apnea, as well as limb movement disorders or restless leg syndrome.
A diagnostic sleep laboratory, also known as a sleep center, is a facility used for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
At The Sleep Center at Mercy, patients undergo an overnight sleep study to determine whether a sleep disorder exists. A sleep study records the functions of the lungs and heart. It also looks at brain waves, eye movements, blood and oxygen levels and leg movements.
During the sleep study, electrodes are strategically placed on various parts of the body to record, monitor and measure sleep patterns. To ensure an accurate diagnosis, several tests may take place, including:
Good candidates for a sleep study may include people with:
Dr. Audrey Liu of The Sleep Center at Mercy is specially trained in Sleep Medicine to diagnose, manage and treat a wide range of sleep disorders. Dr. Liu’s extensive background in Sleep Medicine and her participation in numerous sleep-related research studies make her among the best doctors in the Baltimore region to care for sleep disorders.
The Lung Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, offers highly skilled physician expertise for the diagnosis of a broad spectrum of lung disorders, including COPD, lung cancer and sleep disorders. Our expert pulmonologists are among the best lung disease specialists in the Mid-Atlantic region, offering advanced treatments for lung conditions.
A 2020 TOP DOC
Dr. Albert Polito, Chief of Pulmonary Medicine, helps patients with lung problems including COPD, lung cancer, interstitial lung disease and sleep disorders.
An avid fencer takes on asthma with the help of Mercy's Dr. Polito.