Joshua J. Lim, M.D., is fellowship-trained surgeon with The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy.
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, includes disorders that cause inflammation of the intestines. IBD is treated at Mercy by expert gastroenterologists.
The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center at Mercy is led by Dr. Bernard (Bernie) Chang, and Dr. Brendan Collins -recognized specialists in breast reconstruction and restoration.
Mercy offers emergency care on the Downtown Baltimore campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (410-332-9477) with access to a trained emergency medicine team, diagnostic services and consultations with specialists.
In case of an Emergency, Dial 911 and follow the instructions of the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) team.
Mercy Medical Center's downtown campus includes our Main Hospital - The Mary Catherine Bunting Center, McAuley Plaza and The Weinberg Center.
General visiting hours at Mercy are 11:00 am to 8:30 pm. Hours vary by floor, please check with the nursing staff or call 410-332-9555.
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Mercy gastroenterologists offer balloon dilation as a treatment option for achalasia.
Botulinum toxin injections are offered to treat achalasia by the gastroenterologists of The Center for Heartburn and Reflux Disease at Mercy in Baltimore.
Endoluminal stenting, a technique used to manage gastrointestinal (GI) blockages, is offered at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
An endoscopic mucosal resection may be recommended to diagnose Barrett’s esophagus or treat Large colon polyps and stomach cancer.
An endoscopic submucosal dissection, or ESD, is a minimally invasive endoscopy procedure that is performed to remove benign growths (large or flat polyps) or early cancers from the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Expert gastroenterologists at Mercy in Baltimore treat achalasia with laparoscopic Heller myotomy.
Paracentesis is a liver disease treatment option in which excess fluid is removed from the abdomen.
Radiofrequency ablation is a treatment option for liver cancer and Barrett’s esophagus at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
Remicade infusion treatment for inflammatory bowel disease offered at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy.
Therapeutic endoscopy is central to the services offered at The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease to detect cancers of the colon, esophagus, stomach, liver and bile ducts, pancreas, and intestines.
The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center brings Baltimore-based top gastroenterologists, doctors, surgeons and specialists to the patient communities of the Mid-Atlantic region with leading treatments for diseases and conditions affecting the digestive tract, including liver and hepatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel and colorectal diseases such as Crohn's disease or colitis, conditions of the pancreas, heartburn and reflux disease (GERD), and stomach and intestinal disorders.
Dr. Richard Desi of The Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease, focuses on hepatology, a sub-specialty of gastroenterology that addresses the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and biliary tract.
When cancer runs in your family, it is hard to avoid. Certain foods, supplements and a balanced diet may help reduce your risks.