Kate L. Iwamoto, M.D., is a pediatrician with Mercy Family Care Physicians in Downtown Baltimore.
Mercy doctors offer a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C that cures most patients and saves lives. Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus and can lead to permanent liver damage if untreated.
Mercy's renowned breast center offers award-winning care and Board Certified doctors. The Breast Center's comprehensive care is designed for women undergoing the journey to overcome breast 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 Lung Center at Mercy offers a full range of services for patients with lung disorders including an on-site pulmonary function laboratory. The pulmonary function laboratory assists Mercy’s lung doctors in performing a variety of pulmonary function tests to help diagnose and manage a variety of lung disorders.
The pulmonary function laboratory is an important component of our program. The tests administered in the laboratory can be used to diagnose, manage and treat lung disorders. Mercy’s specialists may perform pulmonary function tests for the following reasons:
A lung specialist, also known as a pulmonologist, may administer tests in a pulmonary function laboratory to help support a diagnosis or check the progression of a lung disorder. The test results may aid in diagnosing a new lung disorder at an early stage or determining the status of an existing lung disorder or its responsiveness to treatment.
Pulmonary function tests may be used to better evaluate common symptoms of lung conditions including:
Pulmonary function tests may be performed to assess the status of common lung diseases including:
Our pulmonary function laboratory provides the following tests for patients:
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.
Dr. Audrey Liu, a top lung doctor at Mercy, assists patients with sleep disorders, lung disorders and lung cancer.
An avid fencer takes on asthma with the help of Mercy's Dr. Polito.