Joshua J. Lim, M.D., is fellowship-trained surgeon with The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy.
Mercy's team of top surgeons are known for their expertise in correcting ankle deformities caused by unsuccessful ankle fracture treatments.
Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery, Mercy Medical Center is home to The Maryland Spine Center.
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.
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy in Baltimore has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a full range of brain and spinal disorders, including traumatic brain injury.
Traumatic brain injury occurs when an abrupt and forceful head trauma causes brain dysfunction. Traumatic brain injury can be caused by a:
Symptoms that can appear hours or days after a traumatic brain injury may include:
The complications and lasting effects of a traumatic brain injury depend on the severity of the brain damage that occurred, but can include:
In order to diagnose and determine the severity of traumatic brain injury, doctors may:
Treating traumatic brain injury depends on the severity of the brain damage that occurred. A mild injury may not require treatment, but should be evaluated and closely monitored. More severe injuries may require:
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.