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Dr. Ashanti Woods specializes in General Pediatrics at Mercy Family Care Physicians in Baltimore, Maryland. He offers a wide spectrum of pediatric care for newborns through adolescents.
Knee replacement surgery is offered at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The orthopedic team at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy offer innovative technology for knee replacement surgery.
Women’s Imaging at Mercy is a dedicated breast imaging and diagnostic Center. Our radiologists offer mammograms, ultrasound, biopsies and MRI to diagnose and treat breast diseases.
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.
Dr. Patrick Hyatt and Dr. Scott Huber at The Center for Heartburn and Reflux Disease at Mercy in Baltimore offer some of the best treatment options for esophagus disorders. Dr. Hyatt and Dr. Huber provide patients diagnosed with achalasia balloon dilation, performed in Mercy's dedicated endoscopy suite.
Balloon dilation is a non-surgical procedure used to help widen the opening between the lower esophagus and stomach.
With a balloon dilation procedure, a balloon is inserted in the esophagus and inflated to disrupt the muscle. Following balloon dilation, food can pass more easily from the esophagus to the stomach.
When diagnosed with achalasia, balloon dilation is a treatment option to help food pass from the esophagus into the stomach.
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.
Dr. Lisa Pichney is a gastroenterologist with The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy. She is known for her devotion to her patients and as an advocate for health screening and treatment.
Jeanette was proactive in her regular physical exams but had put off a colonoscopy because her health was good and her family history was clear.