Fermin F. Barrueto, M.D., FACOG

Director, The Gynecology Center at Mercy

Medical Director, The Endometriosis Center at Mercy

Chief, Division of Endoscopy and Pelvic Reconstruction 

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The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

A 2016 Top Doc - Baltimore magazine

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Fermin F. Barrueto, M.D., Director of The Gynecology Center at Mercy Medical Center is a highly regarded expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery for hysterectomies, endometriosis and uterine fibroids, as well as microsurgical tubal anastomosis or tubal ligation reversal.  He also serves as Medical Director for The Endometriosis Center at Mercy, a division of The Gynecology Center and the renowned Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy.

Dr. Barrueto – A Recognized Leader in GYN Care

Dr. Fermin Barrueto is considered by women across the Baltimore metropolitan region as one of the best doctors in Maryland and has been recognized as a Top Doc in Baltimore magazine. Throughout much of Dr. Barrueto’s career as an OB/GYN he was known for helping women and couples with fertility problems overcome their medical issues to conceive and deliver active, healthy babies. Understandably, those women and their babies who now have grown to become mothers themselves still rely on Dr. Barrueto for their GYN care. Warmth, compassion, clinical excellence and exceptional devotion to his patients are why so many women believe Dr. Barrueto is one of the best gynecologists in the area.

Respected Gynecologist. Renowned GYN Surgeon.

Dr. Barrueto has a kind and caring gentleness that evokes trust and confidence. For his patients, this often brings comfort, assurance and the reliance that Dr. Barrueto can solve almost any clinical problem.  For many hundreds of women across the Baltimore metropolitan area he has cared, cured and restored their health. 

Dr. Barrueto is often the respected gynecologist that other doctors turn when their patients need a GYN Surgeon who is exceptionally skilled in exceedingly complex GYN procedures. Dr. Barrueto is known throughout the Maryland region for his skilled surgical techniques and his ability accomplish what only a select group of other gynecologists are able to perform in the Operating Room.

Dr. Barrueto is highly regarded for his work in microsurgical repair to reverse a tubal ligation. His reputation is impeccable in pelvic reconstruction or vaginal wall prolapse repair and he is renowned for the work he’s accomplished in advancing the treatment of endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

Teaching. Training. Pursuing Medical Excellence.

Dr. Fermin Barrueto is Board Certified and has achieved an additional level of certification as a Fellow of the Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is specially trained in the precision and skilled technique of microsurgery and often appears at prestigious GYN lectures as a faculty presenter where he performs live surgeries to help train other gynecologists in minimally invasive procedures.

The Patient Physician Bond of Trust

A woman’s lifelong well-being and overall health is dependent on top rated, quality GYN care throughout her pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, menopause and post-menopausal years. Dr. Barrueto believes the trust that is built between a woman and her gynecologist begins with knowing her doctor is highly qualified, well trained, educated in the latest medical guidelines, treatments and techniques, and an expert in the field of gynecology.

Education & Fellowships
  • Microsurgery – Microsurgical Institute, Leuven, Belgium and Institute of OB/GYN, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England
  • GYN-Endoscopy, University of Kiel, West Germany
  • Residency – St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Towson, Maryland
  • Internship – Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, New York City, New York
  • School of Medicine – Trujillo National University, Peru
Patient Stories
Gynecology Center - Baltimore


A Maryland woman recalls her long road living with severe endometriosis, fibroids and unsuccessful treatments - a story that takes a turn when she finds Mercy's Dr. Fermin Barrueto.



Kim discusses her improved quality of life after a hysterectomy to treat chronic fibroids. 

Associations & Memberships
  • American Board of OB/GYN
  • American College of OB/GYN
  • The American Fertility Society
  • American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists
  • Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy
  • Medical Chirurgical Society
  • Peruvian American Medical Association