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Mercy’s team of breast surgeons and breast cancer specialists in Baltimore help women determine the best breast cancer treatment options available to them.
Named a Best National Hospital in Orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report, Mercy Medical Center is home to The Maryland Spine Center.
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At The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, our surgeons work with diabetes patients to help them with their foot deformities that can result from severe diabetes. Our foot and ankle surgeons perform reconstruction of the foot when significant bone deformities occur due to Charcot disease.
Charcot reconstruction may be a treatment option for patients who have diabetes and experience foot problems. Nerve damage and poor circulation to the feet can cause serious foot conditions in some patients with diabetes. The foot becomes deformed and the chance of stress fracture increases. Due to a lack of feeling in the nerves, the patients do not feel the pain associated with the stress fractures. The fracture gets worse as more walking occurs on the injured foot or ankle.
Very significant bone deformities can result from charcot disease. The treatment depends on the severity of the bone deformity at the time of diagnosis. Some cases require immediate reconstructive surgery and others can be treated in a boot.
The top rated team of doctors and surgeons at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is recognized as one of the region’s best programs for foot and ankle reconstruction and injury. Our surgeons offer pioneering surgical care and innovative, one-of-a-kind treatment for foot and ankle conditions, including osteoarthritis, sprained ankle, ankle arthritis, Achilles tendinitis, flat feet, heel pain, foot and ankle trauma, nerve problems and problems of the big toe. Mercy Medical Center is proud to have been named a Best National Hospital in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report.
The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction is part of The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy Medical Center.
Dr. Gary Pichney is a podiatrist specialized in advanced surgical techniques with expertise in forefoot, rear foot and ankle surgical reconstruction, sports medicine and amputation prevention in the diabetic foot.
Nurses tend to know doctors and this nurse knew just the right doctor to call when she ran into serious trouble with her foot.