Kate L. Iwamoto, M.D., is a pediatrician with Mercy Family Care Physicians in Downtown Baltimore.
Knee replacement surgery is offered at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The orthopedic team at Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy offer innovative technology for knee replacement surgery.
Our Center offers physician expertise with a dedication to advancing services and treatments for neurological disorders and neuromuscular diseases.
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 breast surgeons of The Hoffberger Breast Center in Baltimore work closely with Mercy’s radiologists at The Tyanna O’Brien Center for Women’s Imaging to diagnose breast disease in the earliest stages and identify areas of concern through critical screenings including mammograms, which can detect breast calcifications.
Breast calcifications are small calcium deposits in the breast that can be detected by a mammogram. Calcifications are divided into two categories:
Breast calcifications are detected by a mammogram. If microcalcifications are detected in your mammogram, your physician may schedule a follow up mammogram in six months to see if there has been any change. In other cases a biopsy may be recommended.
Most of the time biopsies to investigate microcalcifications or clustered microcalcifications are benign, however, if cancer is present it is often found at an early stage when it is most curable.
The Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, features some of the Mid-Atlantic’s top rated breast cancer doctors, surgeons and specialists in a comfortable, caring atmosphere within The Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine. The Breast Center provides the Baltimore region with expertise in patient treatment for diseases and conditions including breast cancer, breast lumps, breast calcifications, nipple discharge and cysts. Our Doctors offer advanced treatment options and were the first in Maryland to treat patients using (IORT) intraoperative radiation therapy.
Dr. Jennifer Joh is a dedicated breast cancer surgeon at The Hoffberger Breast Center. She works with Mercy’s plastic surgeons to offer breast reconstruction procedures following breast cancer surgery.
Jennifer, breast cancer survivor and avid horse racing fan, tells the story of her diagnosis, treatment and recovery.