Dr. Ruth Brocato is a Primary Care Provider specializing in Family Medicine at Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville.
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.
The Labor and Delivery Unit of Mercy’s Family Childbirth & Children’s Center in Baltimore provides compassionate care to laboring mothers and their families in our all-private Labor and Delivery suites.
With a birth center-like atmosphere, our doctors and staff strive to cater to the individual needs of each family and make childbirth a positive experience. Our dedicated staff is comprised of OB-GYNs, midwives, registered nurses, OB technicians and patient service representatives. Our hospital is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with obstetricians to deliver babies and provide care for laboring and postpartum mothers.
Mindful of the importance of support from family and friends, Mercy’s team thoughtfully designed each room to be large, open and equipped with couches and chairs for the family to relax comfortably. Five visitors may accompany the mother-to-be in the room.
We know the importance of a mother’s touch and have created our facilities to support the bonding of mothers and babies. Our goal is to keep babies with their mothers through the entire birthing process whenever possible so bonding can take place immediately, even within in the case of C-section deliveries. When transferred to our Mother-Baby Unit, you will find a spacious suite with plenty of room for your baby to stay and greet family members and friends.
If your baby needs to be admitted to the NICU, the Mother-Baby Unit and NICU are on the same floor with private rooms for both mom and baby so moms have easy access to their new babies along with the privacy needed to bond.
The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center at Mercy is dedicated to offering new mothers leading edge care. Mercy was the first hospital in Maryland to offer women the opportunity to donate their baby’s umbilical cord for free in Maryland’s first public cord blood program. Mercy was one of the first hospitals in the area to offer private NICU rooms and also is a local leader in its appreciation of patients’ growing interest in alternative laboring methods, such as soaking tubs, birthing balls and chairs, and other equipment designed to facilitate birth.
The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is a family centered facility for expectant mothers, newborn babies, pediatric patients, families and visitors. The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center is located within our award-winning Mary Catherine Bunting Center and provides patients with services, including advanced fetal care, expectant mother resources, labor and delivery, mother and baby services, NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) and pediatrics. The caring team of obstetricians and certified nurse midwives at The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center has helped make Mercy Medical Center, named The Best Place to have a Baby by Baltimore’s City Paper, a leading choice for expanding families.
Dr. Ashanti Woods specializes in General Pediatrics at Mercy Family Care Physicians in Baltimore, Maryland. He offers a wide spectrum of pediatric care for newborns through adolescents.
Leilani credits having a good, uncomplicated pregnancy with listening to her doctors advice for a summer pregnancy.