Dr. Christian Okoye is a Board Certified radiation oncologist, providing focused care for cancer patients.
Mercy doctors offer a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C that cures most patients and saves lives. Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus and can lead to permanent liver damage if untreated.
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.
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It's a disease linked to drug use and tattoo needles, but Hepatitis C is also transmitted through infected blood and blood products.
Mercy Gastroenterologist Dr. Matilda Hagan discusses the causes and treatment of gut inflammation.
Colonoscopy is used at Mercy Medical Center by gastroenterologists to help find ulcers and tumors so they can be removed.
Mercy physicians recognized represent 23 separate specialties, ranging from breast cancer surgery to varicose veins.
Ulcerative colitis is one of two types of inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease is the other one.
When cancer runs in your family, it is hard to avoid. Certain foods, supplements and a balanced diet may help reduce your risks.
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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more than 3 million Americans have hepatitis C and three out of four of them are baby boomers.
Hemorrhoids are very common and affect approximately 4-5% of the general population (over 15 million people in the USA), especially people over age 50.
Dr. Matilda Hagan, a dedicated IBD specialist, serves as Medical Co-Director of The Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases at Mercy.