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Dr. Charles Edwards II, Medical Director of The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy, treats scoliosis, osteoarthritis, spinal deformity and complex degenerative spine conditions in Baltimore.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery, Mercy Medical Center is home to The Maryland Spine Center.
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 gynecologists of The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, utilize diagnostic colposcopy in order to examine patients and develop appropriate treatment plans for a variety of gynecologic conditions and disorders.
Colposcopy is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the vagina, vulva and cervix for disease. A colposcopy is usually recommended following an abnormal pap test. If unusual cells are discovered during a colposcopy, your doctor may take a tissue sample for further laboratory testing (biopsy).
Colposcopy is performed using a special magnifying instrument known as a colposcope. The doctor will use a metal speculum to hold open the walls of your vagina to see the cervix. The colposcope is then placed near the vulva and is used to magnify the area for close examination.
Colposcopy is a procedure that may be used to examine gynecologic issues and concerns including:
The gynecologists at The Institute for Gynecologic Care will evaluate several factors in order to help determine when a colposcopy is a suitable diagnostic tool.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland is the flagship Center of Excellence in the Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy. The Institute includes The Gynecology Center and The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy offering physician and surgical expertise in the treatment of endometriosis, urogynecology, adolescent gynecology and well woman care, as well as benign or non-cancerous conditions of the female genital tract and malignant or cancerous conditions such as uterine, ovarian and cervical cancer.
Mercy Medical Center has been recognized for multiple years in the Best Hospitals edition of U.S. News & World Report.
Hyung S. Ryu, M.D., is a highly skilled gynecologic surgeon, providing treatment of ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers at Mercy.
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