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Dr. Bernie Chang is Director of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Mercy and also leads The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center. He pioneered treatment options like DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery, Mercy Medical Center is home to The Maryland Spine Center.
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.
The licensed physical therapists at The Center for Restorative Therapies at Mercy in Baltimore work with patients who experience balance problems due to various injuries or previous surgery. Our physical therapists coordinate with patients’ doctors to make sure the patients are receiving the best treatments available to correct balance problems.
Physical therapists evaluate each patient for their balance. An individualized treatment program is developed using exercise and activities that improve motion, strength and the ability to compensate for surface changes, residual deficits such as sensory loss or other external forces that can challenge a patient’s stability. The result of treating balance problems is improved mobility and function, decreased risk of falling and improved athletic performance.
Balance problems can occur at any age. Balance problems should be evaluated specifically when the balance problems are a result of:
The Center for Restorative Therapies at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, offers comprehensive physical, occupational and speech therapies. Our licensed therapists work together with the specialists from The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy, The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy and The Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy to provide rehabilitation services specific to various medical conditions such as lymphedema, cancer, osteoporosis and swallowing problems.