Lindsay K. Hessler, M.D.

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Lindsay K. Hessler, M.D., is a Board Certified surgeon with The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Hessler specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including advanced laparoscopic surgery, for conditions such as hernia (inguinal, ventral, umbilical), gallbladder disease, lipoma/soft tissue abscess and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Benefits of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery 

Dr. Lindsay Hessler has advanced training in minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat a variety of acute and chronic conditions. For some patients, minimally invasive surgery may be performed in place of traditional open surgery and offer several benefits, including reduced pain and scarring in recovery, as well as shorter hospital stays. 

A Partner in Your Health

Dr. Hessler works with each patient to determine if they are a good candidate for minimally invasive surgery by reviewing their specific conditions and health care needs. She discusses their treatment options and encourages patients to ask questions about their health and personalized care plan. 

Dr. Hessler completed specialized Fellowship training in Minimally Invasive, Foregut, and Bariatric Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. She has numerous publications and presentations to her credit, and has a particular interest in surgical education.

She sees patients at offices on Mercy’s Downtown Baltimore campus, as well as Mercy Personal Physicians at Reisterstown


Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery – University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health – Madison, WI
  • Residency: General Surgery – University of Maryland – Baltimore, MD
  • Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College – Philadelphia, PA

Associations & Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons