About the Center
Top specialists provide advanced therapies, education and surgical treatment options that are ranked among the best available in the United States
The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease is part of Mercy Medical Center. We are honored that Mercy physicians are named among the best in Baltimore and the Mid-Atlantic region.
Known for top doctors and renowned GI specialists with world-class expertise, The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy offers patients comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and care. The Institute's doctors specialize in:
- Liver and Hepatobiliary Diseases
- Comprehensive Pancreatic Care
- Neurogastroenterology & GI Motility Disorders
- Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Heartburn and Reflux Disease
- Stomach & Intestinal Disorders
Doctors Devoting Their Medical Careers to Advancing Treatment of Digestive Diseases
From more common digestive tract diagnoses such as heartburn and colorectal disease to complex diagnoses for liver cancer and pancreatic cancer, Mercy Medical Center and The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease offer patients a comprehensive and coordinated approach, aiming to continue to be one of the best Gastroenterology Centers in Baltimore and the Mid-Atlantic region.
The dedicated physician team works to provide the best treatment options available for digestive disorders. The Center's top specialists provide advanced therapies, education and surgical treatment options that are ranked among the best available in the United States. Academic and research leadership drives our doctors to actively participate in research and clinical trials to further advance treatment options for digestive tract diseases.
Leading Edge Diagnosis and Treatment Options To Improve Quality of Life
The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease offers advanced diagnostic tools and treatment options for GI conditions. The Institute’s Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy is a centralized treatment hub for digestive health and liver diseases providing screening services and treatment for illnesses affecting the colon, esophagus, stomach, liver, bile ducts, pancreas and intestines.
Endoscopy Suite and Infusion Services
The Institute includes a dedicated, on-site Endoscopy Suite for GI endoscopy procedures at the hospital’s main campus in Baltimore, Maryland. The Institute also offers Remicade infusion - a breakthrough medical management for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. Remicade services are offered at select Mercy Personal Physician sites throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area.
Educating Gastroenterologists for Advancement of Care
The doctors of The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease are dedicated to continuing medical education and training. Our Institute partners with the University of Maryland School of Medicine to offer a Clinician Scholar GI Fellowship. Additionally, our doctors regularly host continuing medical education (CME) courses that create a dialogue with other physicians and medical professionals about advanced diagnosis and leading edge treatment options for patients with diseases of the digestive tract.
Clinical Excellence with a Personal Touch
The Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy is committed to treating each and every patient with compassion, care and medical excellence. Our doctors often are able to educate their patients with best-in-practice information to help them manage chronic conditions, improve quality of life and successfully address their gastrointestinal diagnosis. Our team works with each patient and their family to discuss treatment options and develop the best plan for their individual care.
Comprehensive Care, Convenient Locations
Patients can schedule physician office visits, follow-up appointments and screenings at The Institute’s many locations – in Downtown Baltimore or at one of the Mercy Personal Physician Offices around the Baltimore Metropolitan area.