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Mercy Celebrates National Doctors' Day On March 30th

March 1, 2021

March 30th is “Doctors’ Day,” a national annual holiday honoring doctors for the work they do for their patients and their communities, and for society as a whole. Mercy Medical Center will celebrate by thanking our physicians for their lifelong commitment to serve the sick, and inviting patients and others to make gifts in their honor.

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Magnet Recognition Program - Site Visit

February 24, 2021

Mercy Medical Center was designated as a Magnet organization in 2011 and 2016 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. In April 2021, Mercy Medical Center is applying for re-designation.

Mercy Medical Center - Baltimore, MD

Baby's Brain May Be Affected By Sugar in Breast Milk

February 15, 2021

Mothers who consume large amounts of sugar could be passing the added sugar to their infants through breast milk, which could hamper the child's cognitive development.

Mercy Health Foundation - Baltimore, MD

Caroline Senatore Named Chief Philanthropy Officer For Mercy Health Services

February 8, 2021

Caroline Senatore has been named the new Chief Philanthropy Officer for Mercy Health Services (MHS), Dr. David N. Maine, MHS President and CEO, and Sister Helen Amos, RSM, Executive Chair, Mercy Board of Trustees, have announced.

The Heart Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Women Who Suffer Heart Attack More Likely to Die Over Next Decade Than Men

February 8, 2021

Women ages 50 or younger who suffer a heart attack are more likely than men to die over the following 11 years, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal.

The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Dealing With Biceps and Triceps Injuries

February 2, 2021

The triceps and biceps are the arm's two main muscles. The bicep is located in the front upper arm. The triceps are located behind the upper arm between the shoulder and elbow.

The Vascular Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Can Varicose Veins Be a Sign of Something Serious?

January 25, 2021

Varicose veins can cause tenderness and discomfort. They often appear as dark and prominent lines on the surface of the skin. They're caused by overworked valves in your veins. When the valves that help push oxygenated blood back to your heart are overworked, they can stop functioning properly. Weak valves can lead to a backup of blood, causing your veins to twist and swell.

The Vascular Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Mercy's Vascular Surgeons Perform Innovative TCAR Procedure to Treat Carotid Artery Disease

January 25, 2021

Mercy has performed its first TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) procedure this week, a clinically proven, minimally invasive and safe approach for high surgical risk patients who need carotid artery treatment. Mercy vascular surgeons Drs. Paul Lucas, Vincent Noori, and Gabriel Pereira performed the procedure.

The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Relieving Neck, Arm Pain with Cervical Disc Replacement

January 18, 2021

Cervical disc replacement surgery replaces a worn-out disc in the neck that can cause pain both in the neck as well as nerve pain going down the arm.

Surgical Oncology at Mercy - Baltimore

Mercy Medical Center's HIPEC Program Exceeds Standards, Positions Mercy as National Leader in Field

January 15, 2021

Drs. Armando SardiVadim Gushchin and Kurtis Campbell of the Surgical Oncology Department at Mercy Medical Center are widely regarded for their training and skills in utilizing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to treat advanced stages of abdominal cancer (peritoneal surface malignancies). New findings by a prestigious organization of clinicians adds to this reputation, placing Mercy’s program among the nation’s best.

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