Dr. Danielle Baruch is an experienced, Board Certified dermatologist, providing comprehensive care for patients in the Baltimore region.
Mercy's team of cancer doctors diagnose and treat melanoma, a very serious form of skin cancer.
The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy is a leading neurosurgical center offering state-of-the-art technologies and clinical expertise to provide advanced treatment options.
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.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is part of The Gynecology Center at Mercy. Our skilled team of physicians utilizes a combination of diagnostic tools such as cystoscopy to diagnose urogynecologic conditions.
Cystoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the inside of the bladder and the urethra. The procedure is used to examine problems and conditions of the urinary tract. The procedure can be completed several ways, using local anesthetic or general anesthesia, depending on the reason for the exam.
Cystoscopy is performed using an instrument known as a cystoscope. A cystoscope is a hallow tube equipped with a lens. The cystoscope is inserted into your urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. The cystoscope is then slowly advanced into the bladder for examination. In some cases, additional instruments may be used to take a tissue sample (biopsy).
Cystoscopy is a diagnostic tool that may be used to examine gynecologic conditions including the following:
The gynecologists at The Institute for Gynecologic Care will help determine when a cystoscopy is a suitable diagnostic tool.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland is the flagship Center of Excellence in the Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy. The Institute includes The Gynecology Center and The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy offering physician and surgical expertise in the treatment of endometriosis, urogynecology, adolescent gynecology and well woman care, as well as benign or non-cancerous conditions of the female genital tract and malignant or cancerous conditions such as uterine, ovarian and cervical cancer.
Mercy Medical Center has been recognized for multiple years in the Best Hospitals edition of U.S. News & World Report.
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Dr. Mark Ellerkmann, Director of The Urogynecology Center at Mercy, is a Board Certified surgeon specializing in the treatment of urinary incontinence in women of all ages.
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