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Ashanti Woods, M.D.

Specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Languages:

  • English

Locations:

  • McAuley Plaza at Mercy

Ashanti Woods, M.D.

Ashanti Woods, M.D., FAAP, specializes in General Pediatrics at Mercy Family Care Physicians in Baltimore, Maryland. He offers a wide spectrum of pediatric care for newborns through adolescence. His practice is focused on prevention, health awareness and building long-lasting, trusting relationships with his patients and their parents.

Treatment of Common and Chronic Conditions

Dr. Woods sees children for a broad spectrum of conditions and disorders. He diagnoses and treats common childhood illnesses like allergies, common cold, ear infections, as well as chronic conditions, such as diabetes. Dr. Woods performs annual physicals, sports physicals and wellness exams.

Pediatric Medical Consultant, Author & Award Recipient

Dr. Woods routinely serves as a pediatric medical consultant for a variety of children’s medical and lifestyle topics for local television stations, newspapers, national magazines, blogs and blog talk radio. Dr. Woods has written a variety of clinical publications and presentations.

Dr. Ashanti Woods has received numerous awards for his outstanding medical care including:

  • "Top Doctor" in the General Pediatrics category - Baltimore magazine 
  • G. Bowers Mansdorfer Award for Primary Care - Mercy Medical Center
  • Primary Care Pediatrician Award - University of Maryland Ambulatory Center

Dedicated Pediatrician to the Baltimore Community

In addition to his dedication to his patients, Dr. Woods participates in the community to prevent or solve problems in child and adolescent health care. He is an active volunteer and speaker in the Baltimore community. He has made numerous presentations to students on a variety of topics including fitness and health awareness for adolescents, health topics, and careers in science, medicine, technology, engineering and math. 

Education & Fellowships
  • Residency – University of Maryland Hospital for Children – Baltimore, MD
  • Medical Degree – Howard University College of Medicine – Washington, DC

Associations & Memberships
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Fourth Trimester - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Mercy pediatrician Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses the fourth trimester - a vital time for moms to recover and adjust after childbirth. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

High Sugar Consumption Can Be Passed On Through Breast Milk - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses how excessive sugar can be passed from mother to baby. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

New Guidance Allows Children to Begin Solid Food Earlier - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses the new guidance on feeding children solid foods. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

High Blood Pressure in Children - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Mercy pediatrician Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses high blood pressure in children. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Doctor's Advice on Children Returning to Play After Concussion - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Mercy pediatrician Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses the importance of assessing a child after a concussion before they return to play. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Parents Skip Vaccinating Children during COVID Pandemic - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses the importance of getting children vaccinated even during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Keeping Children Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses how to keep children safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Doctors Watch for Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Kids - Dr. Ashanti Woods - Mercy

Dr. Ashanti Woods discusses symptoms for pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Locations

Insurances Accepted

See a list of insurances accepted at Mercy. Restrictions may apply. Patients should confirm coverage with their carrier prior to appointment date.