Dr. Christian Okoye is a Board Certified radiation oncologist, providing focused care for cancer patients.
Mercy doctors offer a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C that cures most patients and saves lives. Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus and can lead to permanent liver damage if untreated.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care is the flagship Center of Excellence in the highly respected and widely acclaimed Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy.
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 Gynecology Center at Mercy Medical Center, serving women across the state of Maryland, provides patients comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic conditions and disorders. Our gynecologists are experienced and skilled in a variety of treatments and surgical solutions for women, including traditional open surgery.
Traditional Open Surgery remains one of the many surgical options available to women who are facing surgery due to reproductive or genital tract complications. Traditional Open Surgery is an accepted and effective option. Traditional Open Surgery may be used for women diagnosed with complicated cases or in situations when a patient may be having multiple abdominal procedures performed during the course of a single surgery.
Traditional Open Surgery for procedures on a woman’s reproductive organs is performed in an Operating Room while the patient is under anesthesia. An incision (cut) is made into the abdomen to give the surgeon access to the uterus and other surrounding organs. Following the surgical procedure the incision is closed and the patient begins the healing process in one of Mercy’s Recovery Suites.
Most women who are eligible for surgery are candidates for Traditional Open Surgery. Together, our doctors and patients evaluate the available surgical options so that our patients are able to make informed and educated decisions about their health care.
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.
Dr. Christine O’Connor serves as the Director of Well-Woman and Adolescent Care in The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy.
A mother gets her life back after traveling from Virginia to Mercy for surgery to treat severe endometriosis and an ovarian mass.