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Dr. Scott Huber is a specialist in The Center for Heartburn and Reflux Disease, part of Mercy's Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease.
Mercy's team of top surgeons are known for their expertise in correcting ankle deformities caused by unsuccessful ankle fracture treatments.
Surgical Oncology at Mercy is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its expert cancer surgeons who treat patients with melanoma and abdominal/stomach and/or GI cancer.
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 Joint Journey at Mercy is an orthopedic program specifically dedicated to providing hip and knee replacement patients with exceptional clinical care and comfort throughout the joint replacement process. From pre-operative education to post-operative therapy, The Joint Journey provides patients with the information and tools that support a stress-free recovery, emphasize wellness and assist in a return to an active lifestyle.
Mercy’s specialized orthopedic team, consisting of orthopedic surgeons, nurses and therapists trained in joint replacement and a Joint Journey program coordinator, works together to guide patients through the joint replacement process and is available to answer any questions. Patient education, compassionate care and comprehensive treatment are the hallmarks of The Joint Journey at Mercy.
A dedicated Joint Journey Coordinator acts as an advocate for each patient throughout the joint replacement treatment process. The coordinator helps patients manage their individual needs beginning when the patient and orthopedic surgeon decide that a hip or knee replacement is the best treatment option to help get the patient back to daily activities. The Joint Journey Coordinator is available to answer patients’ questions and ease their concerns.
Mercy’s Joint Journey Coordinator:
When the orthopedic surgeon and patient decide that a hip or knee replacement is the best treatment option, the patient:
After the hip or knee replacement, patients recover in the award-winning Mary Catherine Bunting Center, Mercy's Main Hospital. The Bunting Center has a floor dedicated to the specific needs of orthopedic patients. A special feature on The Bunting Center Orthopedic Floor is the Joint Gym, a dedicated rehabilitation gym equipped for patients requiring physical and occupational therapy. The nurses and staff on The Bunting Orthopedic Floor are specifically trained to care for patients who have had orthopedic surgery.
While recovering from joint replacement surgery in The Bunting Center at Mercy, patients:
Following discharge from the hospital, patients can contact The Joint Journey Coordinator if they have any questions or concerns. Patients and their coaches are invited to a Joint Journey Reunion Luncheon a few months following surgery. Patients and coaches enjoy lunch and discuss their hip and knee replacement experiences and progress.
The top rated orthopedic surgeons at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, offer innovative joint, hip and knee preservation, replacement and treatment options for conditions, including avascular necrosis, tendonitis, osteoarthritis, AC ligament tears, MCL and ACL ligament tears, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow. Doctors at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement were among the first in the region performing MAKO partial knee resurfacing, minimally invasive knee replacement and anterior approach hip replacement. Mercy Medical Center is proud to have been named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery.
Orthopedics and Joint Replacement is part of The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy Medical Center.
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Dr. John-Paul Rue is a Board Certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the prevention and treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise, including complex knee and shoulder reconstructions.
An avid golfer seeks out Mercy doctors twice to get a hip replacement and now he is healthy and back on the greens.