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Dr. Armando Sardi is a respected and renowned cancer surgeon as well as the Medical Director of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy and as Chief of Surgical Oncology at Mercy.
Mercy's team of cancer doctors diagnose and treat melanoma, a very serious form of skin cancer.
The surgeons of The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy treat a variety of conditions including gallbladder disease, gallstones, hernia, colon cancer and GERD.
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.
Nam A. Pham, MS, PA-C, a certified physician assistant, assists Drs. Bernie Chang, Craig Vander Kolk and Brendan Collins, with patient care for pre- and post-operative visits. She first came to Mercy during her clinical rotations where she worked with Mercy’s plastic and reconstructive surgeons in the operating room.
Nam also is board approved in 3D nipple tattooing. In addition to breast reconstruction surgery, 3D nipple tattooing can help achieve a realistic look for restored breasts.
Nam is focused on providing patients with advanced education and the guidance they need during breast reconstruction. She helps each woman through her own, individual journey to recovery providing current information and compassionate support.
Nam also is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants.
The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland, is led by Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Chang, and Dr. Brendan Collins. Our doctors are recognized specialists in breast reconstruction and restoration, particularly in perforator flap reconstructions including DIEP flap (Deep Inferior Epigastic Perforator flap) following breast cancer surgery. Named among the best surgeons and top doctors in the Mid-Atlantic states area, Dr. Chang along with his associate, Dr. Collins, work with each woman before, during and after her hospital stay to provide the best treatment options for her individual needs.
Donna, a nurse and breast cancer survivor, tells the story of her two breast reconstruction surgeries with Mercy's Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center.