Dr. Beman Khulpateea is a Fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist, providing advanced surgical options for women facing the challenge of a GYN cancer diagnosis.
Mercy’s team of breast surgeons and breast cancer specialists in Baltimore help women determine the best breast cancer treatment options available to them.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care is the flagship Center of Excellence in the highly respected and widely acclaimed Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy.
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.
The Center for Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility at Mercy offers physicians with focused expertise in a variety of digestive issues that may cause discomfort and symptoms such as chronic bloating.
Bloating is a condition in which your belly feels full and tight, often due to gas. There are many possible causes of abdominal bloating including fluid retention, irritable bowel syndrome, motility problems and infection.
Symptoms that may accompany bloating can include:
There isn’t one specific diagnostic test for bloating since the underlying causes can vary. Your doctor may order tests such as:
There is no universally effective treatment for bloating and stomach distention. Duodenal aspirate cultures may help identify infections in the small bowel that may cause bloating.
Treatment varies for each individual, and our team at Mercy is dedicated to working with each of our patients to find the most comfortable and effective treatment options for each individual case.
The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center brings Baltimore-based top gastroenterologists, doctors, surgeons and specialists to the patient communities of the Mid-Atlantic region with leading treatments for diseases and conditions affecting the digestive tract, including liver and hepatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel and colorectal diseases such as Crohn's disease or colitis, conditions of the pancreas, heartburn and reflux disease (GERD), and stomach and intestinal disorders.
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Dr. Paul Thuluvath leads a team of gastroenterology specialists in Baltimore, Maryland, who help patients find the best treatment options for digestive diseases and liver conditions.
After feeling ill on New Years Eve, Barbara had a screening that revealed a cancerous tumor in her colon.