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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.

Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

January 4, 2021

With all cancers, early diagnosis is key. Knowing what symptoms to look out for can literally be life-saving.

Mercy Bunting Center

Iodine Deficiency, Pregnancy, and Your Baby

December 15, 2020

According to Robert O. Atlas, M.D., FACOG, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, pregnant and lactating women need to make sure they are taking in enough iodine in their diet.

Leapfrog Patient Safety Grade A

Mercy Medical Center Awarded An "A" For Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

December 14, 2020

Mercy Medical Center has been awarded an “A” in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Mercy’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.

The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Mercy's Drs. Sergey Kantsevoy and Paul Thuluvath Acclaimed As Among "Top 2 Percent of World's Scientist"

December 14, 2020

In a recent issue of PLOS Biology, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology, a Stanford scientist ranked and published the top 2% of scientists (~150,000) from all fields of science based on their publication records, impact factor of the journal and the citation rates by other prominent investigators. Mercy’s Sergey V. Kantsevoy, M.D (top 0.5% in the world) and Paul J. Thuluvath, M.D (top 0.15% in the world) of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease (IDHLD) were noted (and ranked very high) among this 2% of all world scientists from all disciplines of science. 

The Breast Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Single Dose Radiation Can Offset Breast Cancer Treatment Concerns During Pandemic

December 14, 2020

According to recent studies, an increase in the COVID-19 positivity rate correlates to an increase in mortality from non-coronavirus-related diseases. This includes breast cancer, and researchers believe fear of contracting the virus compels patients to stay home instead of completing their post-lumpectomy radiotherapy regimens.

Mercy Health Services

Beverly A. Cooper and Ashanti Woods, M.D., FAAP, Named to the Mercy Health Services Board of Trustees

December 8, 2020

Mercy Health Services Executive Board Chair Sister Helen Amos, RSM, announced that Beverly A. Cooper, Vice President of The Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, and Ashanti Woods, M.D., FAAP, board certified pediatrician with Mercy Family Care Physicians, have been appointed to the MHS Board of Trustees. Members of the Board are chosen based on their professional and life experience, and their commitment to the Baltimore community.

Mercy Health Services - Baltimore, MD

Mercy's Kathleen Perry Named A Winner in the 2020 CIO of the Year Orbie Awards Competition

December 7, 2020

Kathleen Perry, Senior Vice President and CIO of Mercy Health Services, has been named among the 2020 CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Award winners by CapitalCIO. CapitalCIO recognized chief information officers in seven key categories – Leadership, Global, Enterprise, Corporate, Public Sector, Healthcare, and Nonprofit.

The Maryland Bariatric Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Weight Gain and Arthritis

December 7, 2020

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