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Dr. Max E Mercado has the following 1 specialty
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Parkinson Disease
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Urinary Incontinence
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Migraine Disorders
- Enlarged Prostate (Prostatic Hyperplasia)
- Tobacco Abuse (Tobacco Use Disorder)
- Weight Loss
- Insulin Resistance
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
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I AM A 35 YEAR OLD MALE WITH ASTHMA WHO GETS SICK QUITE OFTEN DO TO NATURE OF MY WORK BEING AROUND SICK INDIVIDUALS OFTEN. I STARTED SEEING DR. MERCADO OVER 2 YEARS AGO. I WAS FED UP WITH MY PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR AFTER BEING MISDIAGNOSED OR NO DIAGNOSIS TIME AND TIME AGAIN. I WAS WILLING TO TRAVEL OVER 45 MINUTES FOR MY FIRST APPOINTMENT BECAUSE YOU CAN'T PUT A PRICE ON GOOD HEALTHCARE. I SHOWED UP EARLY FOR MY APPOINTMENT AND HIS OFFICE WAS PACKED. I WAS VERY SURPRISED I WAS ACTUALLY TAKEN BACK AND SEEN ON TIME! THE STAFF WAS COURTEOUS, PROFESSIONAL AND SUPRISING ENOUGH NOT DID THEY ONLY ACT LIKE THEY CARED, BUT THEY DID. I FELT LIKE THE PRESIDENT ON MY FIRST VISIT. I WAS VISITING THE DOC BECAUSE OF CHEST CONGESTION WHICH TURNED OUT TO BE A SEVERE CASE BRONCHITIS. THE DOC GAVE ME AN EKG, BREATHING TEST (ELECTRONIC), AN ANTIBIOTIC AND A ASTEROID INJECTION AND ORDERED ME A CHEST XRAY TO CHECK FOR PNEUMONIAE. HE ALSO COMPLETED A FULL PHYSICAL FROM HEAD TO TOE AND ORDERED ME BLOOD WORK TO GET WHEN I STARTED FEELING BETTER. HE LISTENED TO MY BREATHING THOROUGHLY AND ALSO ORDERED ME AN ORAL ANTIBIOTIC AND NEBUILIZER TREATMENT. I WALKED OUT OF THE OFFICE FEELING LIKE WHATEVER I HAVE WILL BE CURED IN NO TIME BECAUSE THIS DOCTOR DEFINITELY KNOWS HOW TO DIAGNOSE AND RULE THINGS OUT, LEAVING NO STONE UNTURNED. HE ALSO ORDERED ME BACK IN 2 WEEKS, WHICH I THOUGHT WAS IMPORTANT AS A FOLLOW UP. MY OLD DOCTOR WOULD JUST HAVE PRESCRIBED ME THE WRONG ANTIBIOTIC AND LET ME SUFFER, NOT TELLING ME OR KNOWING WHAT I HAVE. THE PIECE OF MIND KNOWING I NOW HAVE A TOP PHYSICIAN IN MY CORNER IS "GOLD". HE HAS ALL THE STATE OF THE ART MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND TESTING WHICH IS IMPORTANT THIS DAY IN AGE BECAUSE IT LEADS TO BETTER HEALTHCARE. I DIDN"T FEEL LIKE HE WAS RUSHING TO GET TO THE NEXT PATIENT AND HE HAS A GREAT PERSONALITY AND BEDSIDE MANNER ON TOP OF IT AND IT IS A PLEASANT INDIVIDUAL. DR. MERCADO GAVE ME HIS CARD WITH HIS ACTUAL CELL PHONE NUMBER ON IT AND SAID CALL ME ANYTIME 24 HOURS A DAY. I AM ENTHRALLED TO HAVE FINALLY HAVE FOUND A TRULY GREAT DIAGNOSTICIAN AND I WILL STICK WITH HIM FOR A LIFETIME. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A GOOD PRIMARY CARE DOC IN PHILLY OR EVEN OUTSIDE THE AREA, SEE THIS DOC. HE IS AS THOROUGH AS THEY GET AND ACTUALLY DIAGNOSES NOT JUST PRESCRIBES. THERE IS A REASON HIS OFFICE IS PACKED WHENEVER I AM THERE. HOPEFULLY THSI REVIEW HELPS YOU CHOOSE DR. MERCADO. IN MY EXPERIENCE, HE GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND COMPARED TO OTHER FAMILY DOCS THAT I HAVE JUMPED AROUND IN THE PAST, DISAPPOINTED TIME AND TIME AGAIN. LOOK NO FURTHER
I think God has placed Dr. Mercado in our lives, his compassion for helping us with our problems is soooooo big!!! his love for his work and yet his humility is what makes him soooo special!!!! his staff is wonderful and very professional they are caring and this is the best quality to have in the medical field, I could only say that my prayer are with Mercado Medical Practice and may they continue to offer the excellent quality of care that they have been giving, to Yvonne, Olga, Jahaira. Denise, Gabriella, Mylin and Luz you are the best! to DR. Mercado all I can say is that we love you God Bless you!!!!!!!!!!!!
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2016, 2011, 2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
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20 Years Experience
Universidad Central Del Caribe
Graduated in 1998
Dr. Max E Mercado accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- IBC Keystone HMO POS
- IBC Personal Choice PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsMercado Medical Practice, 7500 Central Ave Ste 203, Philadelphia, PA
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