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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.
The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center at Mercy is led by Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Chang, and Dr. Brendan Collins -recognized specialists in breast reconstruction and restoration.
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 clinical experts of Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery at Mercy can help patients reduce the fullness of their chin profile through non-surgical Kybella™ treatments.
Kybella is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment used to temporarily reduce the appearance of submental fullness, also known as “double chin.”
Kybella consists of deoxycholic acid, a molecule which is naturally developed by the body. Deoxycholic acid advances the breakdown of fat cells. When injected into the submental region (area below the chin), Kybella minimizes fat cells and reduces fullness.
Kybella treatments are ideal for patients who:
Kybella treatments may not produce desired results for patients who:
Kybella is injected into the submental region, below the chin, with a fine needle.
Patients typically see results after two to four treatment sessions, but may require a maximum of six sessions. The number of treatments needed will depend on the severity of submental fullness and the desired results. Treatment sessions are usually scheduled at least one month apart.
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. Brendan Collins specializes in breast reconstruction, cosmetic medicine and plastic surgery at The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center and Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery at Mercy.