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Dr. Sandy Kotiah serves as the Director of The Neuroendocrine Tumor Center at Mercy and leads a multidisciplinary team of doctors focused on providing some of the best treatment options for rare neuroendocrine diseases.
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.
Dr. David Riseberg, Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy, leads a team of Board Certified physicians who provide compassionate care and comprehensive treatment plans.
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.
When gynecologic sarcomas are suspected, it is important to choose the best doctors for diagnosis and treatment. The doctors of The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy are highly trained and skilled at diagnosing gynecologic sarcomas. The doctors work with each patient individually to determine the appropriate treatment.
A sarcoma is cancer that develops in tissue. Soft tissue sarcoma develops in connective tissues such as muscle, fat, tendon or ligaments as opposed to developing in bone tissue. Gynecologic sarcomas develop in the soft tissues of the uterus, which is the most common location, as well as in the cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes, vulva, or vagina. Gynecologic sarcomas are rare and occur mostly in post-menopausal women.
The most common symptom of gynecologic sarcomas is vaginal bleeding. Since vaginal bleeding can indicate a variety of conditions, it is important to have a pelvic examination to determine the cause of bleeding.
Gynecologic sarcomas are treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or hormone therapy or with a combination of these treatments. The location, type, and stage of the gynecologic sarcoma determine how it will be treated most effectively.
The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland is one of the top Gynecologic Cancer Centers in the region. Our gynecologic oncologists are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment, and surgery options available for gynecologic cancers including ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and uterine cancer. We are proud to be a recognized leader in gynecologic robotic surgery as well as laparascopic and traditional surgery and remain dedicated to helping women find a cure for cancer.
Hyung S. Ryu, M.D., is a highly skilled gynecologic surgeon, providing treatment of ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers at Mercy.
A mother gets her life back after traveling from Virginia to Mercy for surgery to treat severe endometriosis and an ovarian mass.