The Center for Comprehensive Pancreatic Care at Mercy is proud to be one of the leading pancreatic programs in the Baltimore, Maryland area. With a diverse and high-volume surgical profile, our team offers a wealth of experience as well as dedication to clinical advances.
Led by an interdisciplinary pair of experts - surgical oncologist Dr. Debashish Bose and gastroenterologist Dr. Amit Raina - Mercy’s Center brings patients accessible, convenient care by trusted physicians, actively practicing the most advanced, innovative diagnostic techniques and therapies.
Online Scheduling and Prompt Access to Care
Getting patients the care they need as quickly as possible is our priority. Mercy offers online scheduling for new patients as well as MyChart Mercy, a secure, online health portal for follow-up scheduling and care team communication for current patients.
Our physician team provides second opinions for pancreatic disease diagnoses and works in close collaboration with referring physicians to keep them informed of their patient’s progress and involved in the treatment plan.
Innovative Approaches to the Diagnosis & Treatment of Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatic disease can be difficult to diagnose and remains a unique specialty area that requires the insight and surgical ability of the most experienced doctors. Mercy’s pancreatic specialists treat a range of conditions including:
Distinguished by cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment options - not widely available in health care institutions - The Center for Comprehensive Pancreatic Care offers patients choices to address even the most advanced disease, with the goal of prolonging survival.
With dedicated gastroenterology specialists in therapeutic endoscopy, we provide focused expertise for critical diagnostic and therapeutic services including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).
From a surgical perspective, Mercy offers a range of advanced options including curative surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, the Whipple procedure and NanoKnife surgery, used to treat advanced, late-stage pancreatic cancer.
With the availability of first-rate treatment options at Mercy, patients can be assured they are getting access to a high level of care with a focused, individualized approach.
Pancreatic Cancer – Experts on Your Side
The Center for Comprehensive Pancreatic Care at Mercy includes sub-specialists to address every angle and stage of pancreatic cancer, from early, genetics-based surveillance to clinically-challenging borderline resectable pancreatic cancers and palliative cases.
Mercy’s highly-trained team approaches pancreatic cancers from a collaborative standpoint. With care coordination at the forefront of our daily practice, our experts work in tight integration with medical and surgical colleagues in focused areas including:
Award-winning Programs and Facilities
Patients across the Mid-Atlantic region look to Mercy for clinical excellence complemented by an environment of support and compassion, in the healing tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.
Our Institute for Cancer Care is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and our Nursing program is the recipient of the coveted Magnet designation, signifying a high level of quality and commitment to best-in-practice care standards.
The award-winning Mary Catherine Bunting Center, our main hospital, includes a dedicated endoscopy suite; expansive, high-tech operating rooms; and all-private rooms for inpatient recovery and monitoring.
We are proud to serve our patients and families every day with a sense of purpose, compassion and respect. The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy – where hope begins.