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Dr. David Maine, Director of The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine, helps patients with chronic pain, lower back pain and cancer pain.
Mercy's team of cancer doctors diagnose and treat melanoma, a very serious form of skin cancer.
The surgeons of The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy treat a variety of conditions including gallbladder disease, gallstones, hernia, colon cancer and GERD.
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 focus on providing innovative treatment options for patients experiencing esophagus disorders. Mercy's doctors offer botulinum toxin injection, performed in our state-of-the-art endoscopy suite, as a treatment option for achalasia.
Botulinum toxin injection is used to help the muscle located between the lower esophagus and stomach to relax enabling food to pass.
The botulinum toxin injection is performed through an endoscope. Botulinum is injected directly into the muscle located between the lower esophagus and stomach.
Botulinum toxin injection is a treatment option recommended for patients who should not undergo surgery. For patients diagnosed with achalasia, botulinum toxin injection is a possible treatment option.
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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Dr. Mary Harris is a regionally recognized gastroenterologist and Medical 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.