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Medical Director, The Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy

Specialty:

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications:

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Languages:

  • English
  • Korean

Areas of Interest:

  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Gynecologic Cancers

Locations:

  • The Weinberg Center at Mercy
  • The Gynecologic Oncology Collaborative at Ascension St. Agnes
  • The Gynecologic Oncology Collaborative at Tidal Health
  • The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Annapolis

Dwight Im, M.D.

Dwight D. Im, M.D., FACOG, is a renowned gynecologic surgeon and leader of Mercy's prestigious gynecology and robotic surgery programs. He is Medical Director of The Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., Institute for Gynecologic Care at MercyThe Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy and The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy in Baltimore. Additionally he serves as Medical Director of The Gynecologic Oncology Collaborative, a network of Gynecologic Oncology Centers throughout Maryland offering women access to top rated gynecologic care in a location that is convenient to them.

A top gynecologic oncologist and gynecologic robotic surgeon, Dr. Dwight Im specializes in diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers including ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers

A Leader in Robotic Surgery Using the da Vinci Robot

Dr. Im leads The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy, which offers surgical procedures performed by physician experts in multiple specialties and sub-specialties, including Urology, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology at Mercy Medical Center.

Dr. Dwight Im is among the most widely recognized gynecologic oncology robotic surgeons and was the first surgeon to be named a "Gynecologic Oncology EpiCenter Surgeon" for the da Vinci robot. In 2015, Dr. Im was one of eight doctors elevated to Mentor Status in Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Im trains doctors from around the world in advanced, precision robotic surgery. 

Use of the da Vinci robot enables the surgeon to go beyond traditional capabilities. Microsurgical techniques combined with the robot's ability to maneuver with a limitless turning radius, elevates the exacting precision that can be performed during surgery. In some cases robotic surgery is the best treatment option for a patient. When it is not, Dr. Im offers additional surgical expertise and decades of experience in laparoscopic and traditional invasive surgery

Award Winning Patient Care for Gynecologic Cancers

Dr. Im focuses on the patient's whole cancer journey - from diagnosis and treatment to recovery and support. He assembles a patient care team for his patients that includes radiation oncologists, women's imaging, patient education, family members and friends. Dr. Im believes that family and friends play a significant role in patient recovery and involves them in championing each patient's progress, helping to manage her physical, emotional, and spiritual balance from diagnosis through recovery.

Mercy Medical Center is particularly proud that Dr. Im's achievements are recognized by his peers and patients. Dr. Dwight Im has received several awards and recognition for treating genital tract cancers including:

  • "Top Doctor" in Gynecologic Oncology, Baltimore magazine
  • Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  • Top Oncologists in the U.S., Consumers Research Council of America
  • Patient's Choice Award, Vitals.com
  • Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com
  • Distinguished Doctor Award, The Expert Network

Doctor and Noted Expert in Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Dwight Im leads a renowned team of doctors at The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy who are considered among the best in Maryland in treating ovariancervicaluterine or endometrialvulvar, and vaginal cancers. The physician team also has contributed widely to publications on gynecologic cancers.

In addition to training and lecturing to doctors around the world, Dr. Im is a noted author of peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters that reach a national audience including:

  • Journal of Women's Imaging, Editorial Board
  • Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reviewer

 

Education & Fellowships 
  • Fellowship – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland
  • Residency – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland
  • Medical Degree – UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson, New Jersey

Associations & Memberships
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow
  • Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society

An Interview with Dr. Dwight Im - Mercy

Dr. Dwight Im sits down with Donna Hamilton to discuss his passion for women's health, his experience in robotic surgery and his unwavering dedication to his patients.

The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy

The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy is one of the top rated Gynecologic Cancer Centers in Baltimore and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Mercy's renowned cancer center provides advanced treatment options for ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers. Dr. Dwight Im is the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Center. He is joined by an expert team of oncology surgeons. Learn more at mdmercy.com or call 1-800-MD-Mercy to make an appointment.

There is Always Hope - The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy

Ovarian cancer affects approximately 20,000 women each year. It's a tricky disease; often found when it's too late, but you can make a difference right now. Share this video with the women you love. Help educate and empower women across the globe; you might even save a life. The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy Medical Center. There is always hope. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

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Chemotherapy Prior to Advanced Ovarian Cancer Surgery - Dr. Dwight Im - Mercy

Mercy gynecologic oncologist Dr. Dwight Im discusses the efficacy of treating patients with chemotherapy prior to ovarian cancer surgery. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Robotic Gynecologic Surgery - Dr. Dwight Im - Mercy

Mercy gynecologic oncologist Dr. Dwight Im discusses GYN surgery using the new da Vinci XI Robot. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

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