Frequently Asked Questions

Following is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs). To access an answer, please click on a question.

What insurance do you accept?

We accept medicare, medical assistance and many commercial insurances. This list is always changing so please contact the office at 410.332.9680 to confirm prior to your visit.

Are you accepting new patients?

Yes. Please feel free to print and complete our Patient Information Form prior to your visit.

How do I contact you on a weekend or holiday?

Please call the office, 410.332.9680, and you will be directed to our answering service.

Where do I park when I come to Mercy and how much does it cost?

At either the Weinberg Garage or the McAuley Garage.

What is a Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)?

A doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) is a physician licensed to practice medicine, perform surgery, and prescribe medication. click here for more information

What is the difference between a D.O. and an M.D. (Medical Doctor)?

Like allopathic physicians (or M.D.s), osteopathic physicians complete 4 years of medical school and can choose to practice in any specialty of medicine. However, osteopathic physicians receive an additional 300 - 500 hours in the study of hands-on manual medicine and the body's musculoskeletal system. According to the American Medical Association, a DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) is a physician just as an MD is a physician.

What is Internal Medicine?

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. click here for more information

What age groups do you see?

18 years of age and older.

Do you see patients admitted to the hospital?

Yes, but just at Mercy Medical Center.

Do you admit to any other hospitals?

No, but I refer to specialists at hospitals throughout the city and if admitted to another hospital, I will be in touch with that facility to obtain information regarding my patients.