Department of Surgery

General Surgery at Mercy Medical Center

Dr. J. Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Chair, Department of Surgery at Mercy Medical Center, leads a team of highly skilled general surgeons in Baltimore, Maryland. Mercy’s team offers treatment for a wide variety of conditions that require surgical interventions – from routine, same-day procedures to complex operations, using the most current techniques.

Dr. Fitzpatrick, along with surgeons Dr. Kelly Alexander and Dr. Phuong Nguyen, provide expertise for traditional open surgery as well as minimally invasive surgical procedures. Mercy’s general surgeons offer treatment for conditions including:

  • Abdominal trauma
  • Acid reflux disease (GERD)
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallbladder disease and gall stones
  • Hernias
  • Non-healing wounds
  • Post-weight loss body contouring
  • Skin lesions, cysts and lumps
  • Tumors of the intestine and colon

Convenient Locations Throughout Baltimore

Our surgeons are available throughout the Baltimore area so you can make an appointment at a location that is convenient for you. In addition to seeing patients at Mercy’s Downtown campus, our general surgeons also have offices at several Mercy Community Physician Sites, including Columbia, Lutherville, Overlea and Reisterstown.

Scheduling an Appointment

To schedule a consultation with Mercy’s general surgeons, please call 410-332-9265 or schedule your appointment online.