Dr. Mark Slabaugh is a Board Certified, experienced sports medicine physician, providing diagnosis and treatment for a range of orthopedic injuries and concerns.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Mercy's renowned breast center offers award-winning care and Board Certified doctors. The Breast Center's comprehensive care is designed for women undergoing the journey to overcome breast disease.
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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Mercy Medical Center is home to The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease, offering dedicated specialists and advanced treatment options.
Mercy Medical Center continues to take a leadership role in the battle against liver disease by providing patients with a FibroScan -- a new painless and non-invasive technique to assess liver stiffness which can indicate fibrosis, or scarring.
Doctors are trying to encourage baby boomers, people born between 1945 and 1965 to get a one time blood test to determine if they have the disease.
New research has found that children who suffered with Salmonella-induced gastroenteritis may be more likely to develop IBS in adulthood.
Crohn's disease is a serious, chronic inflammatory bowel disease for which there is no cure.
Dr. Sergey V. Kantsevoy of The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy conducted a study to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of closing full-thickness colonic perforations endoscopically.
Dr. Paul Thuluvath discusses a new class of drugs for treating Hepatitis C, including Interferon, Riboviron and Protease Inhibitors.
Dr. Anurag Maheshwari, The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy, shares advice for patients to help reduce cancer risks.
Dr. Richard Desi discusses gastroparesis, a disorder where food in the stomach takes longer than the normal 30 minutes to four hours to empty into the small intestine.
Dr. Richard Desi, Board Certified Gastroenterologist with The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center, discusses links between Crohn's disease and smoking.
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.