Dr. Ann Peters, an intensively trained surgeon, diagnoses and treats GYN patients in The Gynecology Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
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.
The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center offers physician expertise with a dedication to advanced treatments for shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions.
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.
Neurosurgeons of The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center in Baltimore, Maryland, work with patients to diagnose pituitary tumors and determine the most effective treatment options.
A pituitary tumor is a mass of abnormal cells in the pituitary gland. The tumor causes the pituitary gland to produce too many or too few hormones. The pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland located at the base of the brain. Pituitary tumors, also known as pituitary adenomas, can be classified as:
Most pituitary tumors are noncancerous and do not spread to other areas of the body, but can still cause symptoms. A few common types of pituitary tumors include:
Symptoms of pituitary tumors depend on the type of tumor. Common symptoms include:
The complications of having too many hormones because of a pituitary tumor may include:
If a pituitary tumor is expected, a doctor may use the following methods to help with diagnosis:
Pituitary tumor treatment depends on the type, size and location of the tumor. Early detection is essential to successfully treating a pituitary tumor.
Pituitary tumor treatment methods may include:
The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, offers state-of-the-art technologies and clinical expertise. Our neurosurgeons provide treatment for many types of neurosurgical conditions including brain tumors, aneurysms, diseases of the central nervous system, back and spinal cord injuries, peripheral nerve disorders and back and neck pain.
Joshua J. Lim, M.D., is fellowship-trained surgeon with The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy.