Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases

Collangenous Colitis

Collagenous and Lymphocytic Colitis

Learn more about collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis, inflammatory conditions of the colon treated at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Colon Polyps

Colon Polyps

Polyps commonly occur in adults who are 50 years or older, overweight, smoke, or have a family history. Learn more about treatment options and diagnosis.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Colon Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Colon cancer and rectal cancer, known as colorectal cancer, are cancers that can be successfully treated if detected early.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy

Crohn's Disease

There is not a cure for Crohn’s disease, but the disease can be managed through various treatment options, offered by the expert doctors at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.

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Fecal/Stool Incontinence

Fecal incontinence, or bowel incontinence, can be a very embarrassing condition, but it can be managed and, in some cases, even corrected. Specialists at Mercy offer treatment options.

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Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, swollen and inflamed veins in the lower rectum, are treated by specialists at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Inflammatory Bowel

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.

IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder in which the bowel does not function properly. IBS is diagnosed and treated by doctors of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Dr. Vachon

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding is often a symptom of another digestive disease that can either be managed or corrected. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment.

Digestive Health and Liver Disease

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, can cause extreme pain and discomfort that can be debilitating for some people. Mercy experts can help relieve symptoms.

Meet Our Doctors: Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease
Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Dr. Pichney
Lisa Pichney, M.D.

Dr. Lisa Pichney is a gastroenterologist with The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy. She is known for her devotion to her patients and as an advocate for health screening and treatment.

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Patient Story: Colorectal Cancer
Mercy Medical Center Patient
Jeanette

Jeanette was proactive in her regular physical exams but had put off a colonoscopy because her health was good and her family history was clear.

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