Lindsay K. Hessler, M.D., is a Board Certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, including advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Mercy's team of top surgeons are known for their expertise in correcting ankle deformities caused by unsuccessful ankle fracture treatments.
Dr. David Riseberg, Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy, leads a team of Board Certified physicians who provide compassionate care and comprehensive treatment plans.
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.
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At The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, a team of cancer specialists and urologists uses the latest surgical technologies to provide treatment for bladder cancer.
Bladder cancer starts in the bladder, which stores urine for your body. It is the most common cancerous tumor of the urinary tract. Bladder cancer often begins in the cells lining the inside of the bladder and can take years for those cells to become cancerous.
Bladder cancer is most common in people over 60 and affects men more than women. Most bladder cancers are diagnosed in the early stages when it is very treatable. Unfortunately, it is a highly recurring type of cancer.
Symptoms of bladder cancer may be similar to other bladder conditions and the experts of The Urology Specialists of Maryland can help define your illness. Early stage bladder cancer symptoms include:
Symptoms of more advanced bladder cancer include:
A number of diagnostic procedures help urologists diagnose bladder cancer. They include:
Depending on how advanced the bladder cancer is, the patient’s overall health and preferences, treatment options include:
The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases and conditions. Mercy's urologists treat a broad range of urological disorders including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, interstitial cystitis and urinary incontinence.
Dr. Robert Thompson, Jr., is a Board Certified urologist providing minimally invasive and robotic surgery options for patients diagnosed with prostate disease.
Hear from a patient who learned he had prostate cancer and had to make important decisions about his care.