Lindsay K. Hessler, M.D., is a Board Certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, including advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Our Center offers physician expertise with a dedication to advancing services and treatments for neurological disorders and neuromuscular 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.
Patients from across the Baltimore Metropolitan region seek the expertise of Dr. Paul Thuluvath, Dr. Anurag Maheshwari and Dr. Hwan Yoo for their innovative treatment options for liver disease. At The Center for Liver and Hepatobiliary Diseases at Mercy, our doctors are proud to offer the transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt as a treatment option for portal hypertension.
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt is a minimally invasive procedure in which a stent is placed in the liver’s veins. A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt enables the blood flow to bypass the liver and release pressure that can build in the portal vein due to portal hypertension.
A transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt is a treatment option for portal hypertension, a complication of severe liver disease.
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. Richard Desi of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease, focuses on hepatology, a sub-specialty of gastroenterology that addresses the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and biliary tract.
Learn about ulcerative colitis - diagnosis and treatment - from the perspective of a Mercy patient.