A 2019 TOP DOC
Dr. Maria Jacobs leads the Radiation Oncology team at Mercy Medical Center bringing passion, enthusiasm and a heart for caring to her patients.
Mercy's team of cancer doctors diagnose and treat melanoma, a very serious form of skin cancer.
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 orthopedic specialists of The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, provide expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of bicep and tricep tears.
The biceps and triceps are the two main arm muscles. The bicep is located in front of the upper arm and the tricep is located behind the upper arm between the shoulder and elbow. Tendons from each of these muscles attach to bone. The bicep and tricep tendons can be torn from a fall, lifting heavy objects, overuse or repetitive motion.
Symptoms of bicep and tricep tears include:
An orthopedic specialist can diagnose bicep and tricep tears by conducting a physical exam. MRIs are used to view the location and severity of the tears. X-rays may be taken to rule out other conditions.
Non surgical treatment for bicep and tricep tears can include:
When non-surgical options do not provide relieve for a bicep or tricep tear, surgery is performed to anchor the tendon back to the bone.
The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is led by orthopedic surgeons specializing in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions, including but not limited to bursitis, tendonitis, osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow. Mercy Medical Center has been named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, placing it among the top shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand hospitals.
The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center is part of The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy Medical Center.
Gregory Gasbarro, M.D., is a Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland.