Newswise — (Baltimore, MD) – A total of 21 Mercy Medical Center physicians were recognized in Baltimore Magazine’s November 2018 “Top Docs” issue, representing 19 separate specialties, ranging from breast cancer surgery to pediatrics to urogynecology, specifically:

Dr. Kevin Audlin, Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. John Campbell, Orthopedic Surgery: Foot & Ankle

Dr. Joseph Costa, Intensivists/Critical Care

Dr. Charles Edwards, II, Spine Surgery

Dr. R. Mark Ellerkmann, Urogynecology

Dr. J. Lawrence Fitzpatrick, General Surgery

Dr. Neil B. Friedman, Breast Surgery

Dr. Bonnie Gerecke, Neurology: General & Neuromuscular

Dr. Scott Huber, Gastroenterology

Dr. Marc Hungerford, Orthopedic Surgery: Joint

Dr. Dwight Im, Gynecologic Oncology; Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Clifford Jeng, Orthopedic Surgery: Foot & Ankle

Dr. Paul Lucas, Vascular Surgery

Dr. Lynn Ludmer, Rheumatology

Dr. Anurag Maheshwari, Gastroenterology: Liver Disease

Dr. David Maine, Pain Management

Dr. Patrick Maloney, Orthopedic Surgery: Foot & Ankle

Dr. Neil B. Rosenshein, Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. John-Paul Rue, Orthopedic Surgery: Sports Medicine

Dr. Armando Sardi, Surgical Oncology

Dr. Ashanti Woods, General Pediatrics

Dwight D. Im, M.D., medical director of The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy,  and both The Gynecologic Oncology Center and The Institute for Gynecologic Care, was among several doctors photographed and profiled for the special edition. Dr. Im specializes in diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers including ovariancervical and uterine cancers, and is a noted expert in robotic surgery. 

Each Mercy physician was recognized as among the best in their respective fields. Recent additions to the Mercy medical staff, Dr. Patrick Maloney (Foot & Ankle Reconstruction) and Dr. John-Paul Rue (Orthopedics/Sports Medicine) were among those honored.

Founded in 1874 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a university-affiliated medical facility named a “Top Hospital” by U.S. News and World Report and has a national reputation for women’s health care. Mercy is home to the renowned Weinberg Center for Women’s Health and Medicine and the 20-story, $400+ million Mary Catherine Bunting Center. For more information, visit Mercy’s website at, visit MDMercyMedia on Facebook and Twitter, or call 1-800-MD-Mercy.