Dr. Elinor Zhou is a gastroenterologist who provides care for general digestive disorders including colon
cancer screening and prevention, GERD, dyspepsia, altered bowel
habits and abdominal pain.
Knee replacement surgery is offered at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The orthopedic team at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy offer innovative technology for knee replacement surgery.
Surgical Oncology at Mercy is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its expert cancer surgeons who treat patients with melanoma and abdominal/stomach and/or GI cancer.
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.
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The 48-hour Bravo wireless pH testing at Mercy measures the severity and length that acid remains in the esophagus following reflux.
Dedicated to treating liver disease, including cancer and cysts, the specialists at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease offer on-site abdominal ultrasound to develop a comprehensive diagnosis.
To help patients who struggle with fecal incontinence, constipation and Hirschsprung’s disease, our doctors may perform an anorectal manometry test.
Capsule endoscopy helps Mercy’s doctors specializing in therapeutic endoscopy to view the digestive tract and provide some of the best treatment options for digestive disease.
Chromoendoscopy is an endoscopy procedure used at Mercy in Baltimore to diagnose abnormal cell changes and early stage cancers in the digestive tract and biliary system.
Colonoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center by gastroenterologists to help find ulcers and tumors so they can be removed.
When patients have abdominal discomfort, a disaccharidase analysis may help explain the cause of symptoms when other tests are inconclusive.
Double balloon endoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center to examine parts of the small intestines that cannot be viewed with an upper endoscopy or colonoscopy.
Duodenal aspirate cultures are used to identify infections in the small bowel by collecting a small sample of fluid from the small intestine.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, also referred to as an EGD or an upper endoscopy, is an endoscopy procedure that enables a direct examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
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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Experienced colon and rectal surgeon Dr. Jeffery Nelson serves as the Surgical Director of Mercy's Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases.
Smokers who quit have a 65 percent lower risk of a Crohn's disease flare-up and are less likely to need steroids or other medications.