Mercy Urogynecologist Dr. R. Mark Ellerkmann Named Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”
Mercy Medical Center has announced that R. Mark Ellerkmann, M.D., FACOG, Director, The Urogynecology Center, part of the The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy, has been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as a "Top Doctor” for 2016.
The national selection process for Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors" is based on both peer nomination and extensive review by a physician-led research team. Medical training, board certifications, achievements, and other credentials are also measured during the annual selection process.
Urogynecologist Dr. R. Mark Ellerkmann specializes in the treatment of urinary incontinence in women of all ages. He treats pelvic organ prolapse, interstitial cystitis, recurrent urinary tract infections, fecal incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic floor dysfunction and the special gynecologic needs of aging and handicapped women.
Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Ellerkmann has an in-depth knowledge of the latest diagnostic techniques and treatment options for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction ranging from kegel exercises and biofeedback therapy to robotic and laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Ellerkmann has served on the Board of the American Urogynecological Society and has lectured nationally and internationally on urogynecology topics.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in the United States. The Castle Connolly physician-led research team reviews and screens all nominated physicians before selecting those regarded as the most outstanding healthcare providers to be Top Doctors. Physicians do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.
Founded in 1874 in downtown Baltimore by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 183-licensed bed acute care university-affiliated teaching hospital. Mercy has been recognized as a top Maryland hospital by U.S. News & World Report; a Top 100 hospital for Women’s Health & Orthopedics by Healthgrades; is currently A-rated for Hospital Safety (Leapfrog Group), and is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet Hospital. Mercy Medical Center is part of Mercy Health Services (MHS), the parent of Mercy’s primary care and specialty care physician enterprise, known as Mercy Personal Physicians, which employs more than 200 providers with locations in Baltimore, Lutherville, Overlea, Glen Burnie, Columbia and Reisterstown. For more information about Mercy, visit www.mdmercy.com, MDMercyMedia on Facebook, Twitter, or call 1-800-MD-Mercy.
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