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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.
Mercy's renowned breast center offers award-winning care and Board Certified doctors. The Breast Center's comprehensive care is designed for women undergoing the journey to overcome breast 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.
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.
At The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy Medical Center, orthopedic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hand conditions such as tumors. It is important to seek the expertise of an experienced surgeon when tumors appear so that they can be diagnosed and treated properly.
A tumor is any type of abnormal bump or mass. Tumors may or may not be cancerous. Typically tumors on the hand are not cancer. The most common tumors on the hand are ganglion cysts and giant cell tumors of the tendon sheath.
Risk factors for developing tumors on the hand include:
Symptoms of a tumor on the hand or fingers include:
A tumor on the hand or fingers can be diagnosed by taking a medical history and conducting a physical exam. X-rays may be taken to rule out other wrist, hand or finger conditions.
Treatment options for tumors on the hand or finger include:
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.
Dr. Joseph Ciotola is a top rated hip, knee and shoulder surgeon. His expertise in anterior hip replacement makes him one of the most sought-after orthopedic surgeons in the Baltimore region for hip replacement.