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Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes is a gynecologic surgeon who provides expertise in gynecologic cancers as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery, 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.
Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is proud to have one of the few dedicated Neuroendocrine Tumor Centers in the nation. Mercy’s doctors work collaboratively to develop patient-specific treatment options, through which a dedicated patient navigator helps guide patients and their family members.
Mercy's multidisciplinary treatment team for neuroendocrine tumors includes gastoenterologists as well as surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and radiologists.
Neuroendocrine cells secrete hormones that regulate the nervous and endocrine systems. Where a high density of these cells exists, a neuroendocrine tumor can develop. A neuroendocrine tumor often starts in the digestive tract, especially the pancreas, because the digestive tract has the most neuroendocrine cells in the body.
Symptoms of a neuroendocrine tumor can vary depending on where the tumor is located, if the tumor produces hormones, and if the tumor has spread from its original location. Symptoms of a neuroendocrine tumor can include:
A neuroendocrine tumor, which grows slowly, can be difficult to diagnose. Most often, a neuroendocrine tumor is found during imaging tests for other medical reasons. Tests to detect a neuroendocrine tumor can include:
Treatment options for a neuroendocrine tumor can include the surgical removal of the neuroendocrine tumor as well as hormone therapy, chemotherapy, radiation, or a combination of these treatment options.
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.
Dr. Hwan Yoo, Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, is an experienced liver specialist at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
Learn more about a long-term health struggle and the trusting relationship one patient established with her doctor at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.