Dr. Barbara Mercado enjoys all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology especially her relationships with patients and peers. Her commitment has been to provide the highest quality medical service in obstetrics and gynecology through every stage of a women’s life.
Dr. Mercado has had extensive training and experience in treating High Risk Obstetrics and provided quality prenatal care. Dr. Mercado understands that for many women the only medical care obtained is with her gynecologist. Through the years, she has developed a very special bond with her patients.
Dr. Mercado is also highly skilled in Minimally Invasive Surgery. As one of the most skilled gynecologic surgeons in the Fredericksburg area, she brought the option of a laparoscopic hysterectomy to the community. This service provides her patients with excellent results with minimal discomfort, reduced recovery, and quicker return to work and family life.
“I perform the majority of my hysterectomies by the laparoscopic route due to the tremendous difference in recovery for my patients”
Dr. Mercado also offers other minimally invasive surgeries including in-office Sterilization (ESSURE) and endometrial ablations for heavy bleeding.
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Specialty:||Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Specialty Training:||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 1995-1999|
|Medical:||Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, M.D., 1991-1995|
|Undergraduate:||Cornell University, New York, B.A., 1986-1990|