Lindsay K. Hessler, M.D., is a Board Certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, including advanced laparoscopic surgery.
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 & World Report, Mercy Medical Center is home to Orthopedics and Joint Replacement offering innovative joint, hip and knee preservation, replacement and treatment options.
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.
Learn more about collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis, inflammatory conditions of the colon treated at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
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.
Colon cancer and rectal cancer, known as colorectal cancer, are cancers that can be successfully treated if detected early.
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.
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.
Hemorrhoids, swollen and inflamed veins in the lower rectum, are treated by specialists at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.
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.
Rectal bleeding is often a symptom of another digestive disease that can either be managed or corrected. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment.
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.
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. Scott Huber is a specialist in The Center for Heartburn and Reflux Disease, part of Mercy's Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.
A patient from Mercy shares her story of living with ulcerative colitis and finding relief in Remicade treatments.