Lisa S. Pichney, M.D.

Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease Board Certified: Specialties: Areas Of Interest: Languages Spoken: Phone: Fax: Locations:

Lisa S. Pichney, M.D., is a top rated specialist with The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland. Her expertise is in colon cancer screening and prevention and her commitment is noteworthy. She serves on the Board of Governors of the Maryland Endoscopy Center; acts as President of the Maryland Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; and is a physician member of Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Her patients respond to her superior knowledge in digestive diseases and appreciate her dedication to their health. She was named one of the Top Doctors for Women in Gastroenterology Services by Baltimore magazine.

Dr. Lisa Pichney is devoted to her patients and an advocate for health screening and treatment. This type of dedication to patient care is common at The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy where specialists deliver clinical excellence while never forgetting that the patient’s personal journey requires compassion and understanding.

Expertise and Passion for Colon Cancer Screening

Working with the Baltimore County Colorectal Cancer Program, Dr. Lisa Pichney provides needed colon cancer screening services to the area’s under-insured communities. She is a frequent speaker at community-based organizations and events spreading the word on the value of screening for early detection of colon cancer.

Published Expert in Digestive Diseases

Dr. Lisa Pichney has lectured, published case reports and abstracts and has contributed to research studies with Charm City Research for:

  • Astra Pharmaceuticals
  • Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals
  • JANSEEN Pharmaceuticals
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship – Gastroenterology, University of Maryland Hospital/Baltimore V.A. Medical Center
  • Residency – University of Maryland Hospital/Baltimore V.A. Medical Center
  • Medical Degree – University of Maryland School of Medicine
Patient Stories
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Associations & Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Physicians/ASIM
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy
  • Baltimore County Medical Association
  • Medical and Chirurgical Society of Maryland
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society