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Frequently Asked Questions - The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease

Digestive Health and Liver Disease FAQs
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What is Digestive Health?

Digestive health focuses on the well being of the digestive tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, liver, bile ducts, pancreas, small intestine, and large intestine (colon).

How do I get to The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease and where should I park?

The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy is located on Mercy's Downtown campus in McAuley Plaza on the 7th Floor of the McAuley Professional Office Building (POB). 

When coming to Mercy we recommend that patients park in The Bunting Garage.

Some of our doctors also see patients at additional office locations around the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Additional office locations are listed by doctor.

When should I arrive for my appointment?

For an office consultation, new patients should arrive 30 minutes before the appointment and returning patients should arrive 15 minutes before the appointment. 

For a procedure at Mercy, you should arrive 60 minutes before your scheduled procedure.

What should I bring to my appointment?

You should bring your medical records from your referring physician and, if applicable, your referral form. Please bring your insurance card and a list of all medications you are taking (names, dosages, frequency). You should bring payment for co-pays or co-insurances.

Do I need a referral for my appointment at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease?

This depends on your insurance coverage. Please check with your insurance company or your primary care physician. If in doubt, contact our office and we will assist you.

Where do I go for Remicade infusions?

Patients can schedule Remicade infusion treatment appointments at:

Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville - 410-494-9099
Mercy Personal Physicians at Overlea - 410-663-8100

Where are the endoscopy suites at Mercy located?

Bunting Endoscopy is a dedicated suite for GI endoscopy procedures located on the 2nd Floor of The Mary Catherine Bunting Center at Mercy. Patients can park in The Bunting Garage.

Are clinical trials offered at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease?

Committed to the research for new and pioneering treatment options for digestive tract diseases, the Institute participates in clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to take part. Please contact our office for more information about the various clinical trials offered.

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