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Dr. Jessalynn Adam specializes in orthopedic sports medicine providing prevention, education, diagnosis and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise.
Mercy’s team of breast surgeons and breast cancer specialists in Baltimore help women determine the best breast cancer treatment options available to them.
Surgical Oncology at Mercy is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its expert cancer surgeons who treat patients with melanoma and abdominal/stomach and/or GI cancer.
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.
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Mercy gastroenterologists offer balloon dilation as a treatment option for achalasia.
Gastroenterologists at Mercy use biofeedback bowel retraining as a therapeutic option for patients experiencing life-limiting conditions such as chronic constipation, fecal incontinence and other anorectal pain disorders.
Botulinum toxin injections are offered to treat achalasia by the gastroenterologists of The Center for Heartburn and Reflux Disease at Mercy in Baltimore.
Endoluminal stenting, a technique used to manage gastrointestinal (GI) blockages, is offered at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
An endoscopic mucosal resection may be recommended to diagnose Barrett’s esophagus or treat Large colon polyps and stomach cancer.
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, offered by expert physicians at Mercy Medical Center, is a non-surgical weight loss procedure, ideal for many patients who do not qualify for bariatric surgery due to their BMI or other health conditions.
An endoscopic submucosal dissection, or ESD, is a minimally invasive endoscopy procedure that is performed to remove benign growths (large or flat polyps) or early cancers from the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Expert gastroenterologists at Mercy in Baltimore treat achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy.
Paracentesis is a liver disease treatment option in which excess fluid is removed from the abdomen.
Mercy gastroenterologists offer peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) as a treatment option for achalasia.
The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center brings Baltimore-based top gastroenterologists, doctors, surgeons and specialists to the patient communities of the Mid-Atlantic region with leading treatments for diseases and conditions affecting the digestive tract, including liver and hepatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel and colorectal diseases such as Crohn's disease or colitis, conditions of the pancreas, heartburn and reflux disease (GERD), and stomach and intestinal disorders.
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Experienced colon and rectal surgeon Dr. Jeffery Nelson serves as the Surgical Director of Mercy's Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases.
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.