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Dr. John-Paul Rue is a Board Certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise, including complex knee and shoulder reconstructions.
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.
The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy provides leading edge pain treatment options to patients throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area.
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.
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The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, cover a broad range of urologic disorders including bladder, prostate, and kidney diseases. Our urologists also diagnose and treat conditions affecting men’s reproductive organs including Peyronies Disease and Erectile Dysfunction.
Peyronies disease affects a man’s penis and causes curved, painful erections. While having a curved erection is common for some men, this illness, created by fibrous scar tissue inside the organ, causes a severe bend which is painful and prevents sexual relations.
Typical signs of Peyronies disease are:
These symptoms may develop gradually or come on suddenly. A family history of the disease can cause the problem and the potential for getting the disease increases with age. Men with connective tissue conditions are also susceptible to this disease.
As with any medical condition, a thorough physical exam is the first step in diagnosing Peyronies disease. Our doctors will examine the penis and search for common symptoms of the disease. An ultrasound or X-ray of the penis may also be conducted.
If the irregularities of the penis are detected early, our doctors may simply monitor the condition. If the condition is advanced, treatment options may include:
The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases and conditions. Mercy's urologists treat a broad range of urological disorders including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, interstitial cystitis and urinary incontinence.
Dr. Alan Kusakabe offers comprehensive urologic care focusing on robotic surgery, with Firefly Imaging Technology, for prostate and renal disease. Board Certified urology specialist.
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