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.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery, Mercy Medical Center is home to The Maryland Spine Center.
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. Bryan Curtin is a Board Certified gastroenterologist with specialized expertise in gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders.