Dr. Ann Peters, an intensively trained surgeon, diagnoses and treats GYN patients in The Gynecology Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Mercy's team of cancer doctors diagnose and treat melanoma, a very serious form of skin cancer.
Radiation Oncology at Mercy, led by esteemed radiation oncologist Dr. Maria Jacobs, offers cancer patients access to state-of-the-art radiation therapies in Downtown Baltimore.
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.
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. Matilda Hagan, a dedicated IBD specialist, serves as Medical Co-Director of The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases at Mercy.
Getting on with life after suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis - a Mercy patient shares her story.