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An internationally recognized foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Lew Schon is Director of Orthopedic Innovation at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Pulmonologists at The Lung Center at Mercy treat patients with lung conditions including COPD, lung cancer and interstitial lung disease.
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.
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At The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy orthopedic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of complicated wrist conditions, such as a triangular fibrocartilage complex tear. Patients from the Baltimore region seek Mercy's expertise in understanding the complexities of wrist conditions.
The triangular fibrocartilage complex is a structure of cartilage located in the wrist on the little finger side. This structure provides support and cushioning to the wrist’s carpal bones and helps stabilize the forearm. TFCC tears can be classified into two types:
Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TCFF) tear symptoms include:
An orthopedic doctor specializing in hand and wrist conditions can diagnose a triangular fibrocartilage complex (TCFF) tear during a physical exam. An MRI is used to view the severity of the tear and X-rays may be taken to rule out fractures or other conditions.
Non-surgical treatment options for triangular fibrocartilage complex (TCFF) tears include:
Surgery may be the best treatment option when non-surgical treatments do not provide symptom relieve. An orthopedic surgeon specializing in wrist and hand conditions can perform arthroscopic surgery to repair a triangular fibrocartilage complex (TCFF) tear.
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.
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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.