Amit Raina, M.D., CNSC, serves as Director of The Center for Comprehensive Pancreatic Care, part of The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Amit Raina was trained in Gastroenterology at the University of Pittsburgh and completed his advanced fellowship training in Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Raina is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine and provides top rated, patient-focused care.
Pancreas Doctor Providing Comprehensive Treatment
Dr. Raina utilizes the best treatment plan and techniques to expertly diagnose and manage a full range of pancreatic conditions. He provides a special focus on nutritional support during pancreatic care, including oral and intravenous (IV) methods.
The Center for Comprehensive Pancreatic Care evaluates patients for acute and chronic pancreatitis, neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatic cysts and pancreatic cancer. Dr. Raina advocates early detection and encourages patients to find the best pancreatic treatment options available. Dr. Raina’s experience reinforces that pancreatic cysts are curable if detected early and contained within the pancreas.
Dr. Amit Raina works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of specialists in The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy and The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mercy.
Specialized Expertise in Therapeutic Endoscopy
Dr. Raina has advanced training and expertise in therapeutic endoscopy procedures such as ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound, endoluminal stenting and mucosal resection. Therapeutic endoscopy procedures used to evaluate, diagnose and treat digestive diseases are performed in Mercy's state-of-the-art Bunting Endoscopy suite.
Distinguished Researcher of Pancreatic Diseases
Dr. Amit Raina has shared his expertise with other physicians at national and international digestive disease conferences. Dr. Raina’s research also has been showcased in:
- Several book chapters
- American Journal of Gastroenterology
- Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- Nutrition in Clinical Practice
- Journal of Paraenteral and Enteral Nutrition