Dr. Ayesha Cheema is a primary care doctor with Mercy Personal Physicians at Columbia. She offers experienced and thoughtful primary care for adults of Howard County.
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.
Hysteroscopy is a procedure in which a doctor looks at the inside of a woman's uterus, or womb, using a thin tube-like device, called a hysteroscope.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, provides patients comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic conditions and disorders. Our gynecologists are experienced and skilled in a variety of treatments including operative hysteroscopy.
Operative hysteroscopy is a procedure used to treat causes of abnormal bleeding. Doctors use a tool known as a hysteroscope, a thin, lighted tube, to perform a surgical hysteroscopy within the uterus and cervical canal. Surgeons may use the hysteroscope as a diagnostic tool prior to performing surgical hysteroscopy. This is known as diagnostic hysteroscopy.
Operative hysteroscopy is a less invasive procedure than a traditional hysterectomy and does not always require hospitalization.
During an operative hysteroscopy, your doctor will insert a hysteroscope into the vagina and through the cervix. Your doctor may utilize the hysteroscope as a diagnostic tool first in order to examine the uterus. In some cases, a video screen will aid in the procedure.
During an operative hysteroscopy, additional instruments may be placed through the hysteroscope to correct abnormal conditions discovered during the diagnosis process. In many cases, both procedures may be completed at the same time, eliminating the need for a second surgery.
A hysteroscopy is a surgery used to diagnose and treat symptomatic conditions including:
The gynecologists at The Institute for Gynecologic Care will use your medical history, risk factor and a thorough examination to help determine whether operative hysteroscopy is a suitable treatment option for your condition.
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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