Dr. Hina Ghafoor is a Board Certified primary care doctor who cares for patients of the Reisterstown, Owings Mills, Westminster and Eldersburg communities at Mercy Personal Physicians at Reisterstown.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Named a Best National Hospital in Orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report, 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.
Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, a division of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy, offers patients an experienced team of medical oncologists and hematologists providing diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders that may require transfusions.
A blood transfusion is a medical procedure that restores blood lost due to an injury or surgery, an illness that causes bleeding, like anemia or thrombocytopenia, cancers such as leukemia, or other diseases.
The blood is made up of many parts including red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, plasma, and clotting factors. It can be transfused as whole blood (includes all parts) or as individual parts. The type of transfusion given depends on the condition. There are several types of transfusions including:
A transfusion is performed by inserting an intravenous line (IV) into one of your blood vessels. The transfusion typically lasts 1-4 hours, depending on how much blood is needed.
More than five million people of all ages receive some type of blood transfusion each year. People need blood transfusions for different reasons including:
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. Peter Ledakis is a top rated and highly regarded doctor of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
A Mercy patient says she believes in miracles after being diagnosed with primary peritoneal cancer and given a second chance at life.