Kate L. Iwamoto, M.D., is a pediatrician with Mercy Family Care Physicians in Downtown Baltimore.
Mercy doctors offer a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C that cures most patients and saves lives. Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus and can lead to permanent liver damage if untreated.
Cardiologists at The Heart Center at Mercy treat patients with heart conditions including heart attack, heart murmur and heart 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.
Patients who would like to reduce wrinkles and frown lines as well as restore their face to a more youthful look turn to Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery at Mercy. Our doctors are experts in plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine, including Botox facial treatments.
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Botox is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment used to relax muscles and temporarily smooth out wrinkles and lines from the forehead, between the eyebrows and around the eyes (crow’s feet).
Botox weakens certain muscles to a variable degree (as selected by patient) by blocking certain nerves that cause wrinkles. The end result of Botox injections is smooth skin while keeping the ability to express your facial feelings and the look of your eyes.
Botox is appropriate for patients who:
Botox treatments are not recommended for pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding or people with neurological disorders.
Botox is administered without anesthesia and is injected with a fine needle into specific muscles.
The treatment usually takes 3-7 days to take full effect.
The treatment typically lasts for 4-6 months.
We are dedicated to helping patients find the best cosmetic procedure options available to help restore and renew their self-image. If you are interested in a cosmetic procedure, our doctors will work with you to help you feel beautiful at any age and any stage of life. Please call 410-332-9700.
Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland, is led by Dr. Craig Vander Kolk. Mercy’s cosmetic surgeons Dr. Craig Vander Kolk, Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Chang and Dr. Brendan Collins are recognized among Baltimore’s best doctors for cosmetic medicine and plastic surgery for the face, breast and body. Our surgeons work with patients to determine the best personalized treatment plan while making use of advanced technologies and techniques to achieve natural-looking results. We are dedicated to helping both women and men look and feel their best.
Proud to be Part of Mercy’s Renowned Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine.
Dr. Bernie Chang is Director of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Mercy and also leads The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center. He pioneered treatment options like DIEP flap breast reconstruction.