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Dr. Bonnie Gerecke, Director of The Neurology Center and Chief of Neurology and Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Mercy Medical Center, offers expertise in diagnosing, evaluating and managing neuromuscular disease.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Surgical Oncology at Mercy is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its expert cancer surgeons who treat patients with melanoma and abdominal/stomach and/or GI cancer.
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.
This 3D animation describes the components of human blood.
A mild to severe blood disorder, thrombocytopenia is diagnosed and treated by hematology specialists at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Our doctors provide expert care and treatment plans for patients with blood disorders.
Thrombocytopenia is a blood disorder that consists of a low platelet count. Platelets help clot the blood and prevent blood loss. Thrombocytopenia occurs in conjunction with blood disorders such as leukemia, a medication side effect or an immune system problem.
People diagnosed with thrombocytopenia have few symptoms. Typically, once the source of thrombocytopenia is discovered the condition improves. Symptoms may include:
To diagnose thrombocytopenia, your doctor may recommend the following:
The treatment options for thrombocytopenia vary depending on whether your condition is mild or severe. If your condition is mild, it may not require any treatment. In severe cases the best treatment option for thrombocytopenia may include:
Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, provides diagnosis and treatment for a broad range of cancers including leukemia and lymphoma, neuroendocrine tumors, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, gynecologic cancers, prostate cancer and lung cancer. Drs. David Riseberg, Sandy Kotiah, Richard Huslig, Peter Ledakis and Vinod Varki offer expertise in cancer treatment through chemicals, biological products and immunotherapy, including chemotherapy, chemoembolization, biological and endocrine therapies and radiofrequency abalation.
Medical Oncology and Hematology is part of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center.
Dr. Richard Huslig is an accomplished physician who works with patients to diagnose, evaluate and treat a variety of cancers and blood diseases.
A team of Mercy doctors and an indomitable spirit keep a Baltimore woman going through a series of health issues.