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Margaret Mercado, MD

Dr. Margaret Mercado is a family medicine physician with special interest and experience in women’s health care and pediatrics. Believing that patient education is instrumental in health care management, she strives to establish a positive rapport with her patients and involves them in their care plans. She was drawn to medicine to serve others, fulfilling that through both her practice and community service, such as helping underserved women.

Dr. Mercado speaks fluent English and Tagalog and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In her off hours, Dr. Mercado can be found outdoors boating, canoeing or taking leisurely walks. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, who is also a physician.

Specialties:Family Medicine
Hospital: • St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor
Year Began Practice:1999
Interests: • Acne
• Adolescent Gynecology
• Adolescent Health
• Adult Diabetes
• Allergy/Allergies
• Alzheimer's Disease
• Anemia (Iron Deficiency)
• Arthritis
• Asthma
• Chest Pains
• Cholesterol Management
• Dementia
• Depression
• Dermatitis
• Diabetes
• Diabetes Mellitus
• Diarrhea
• Female Reproductive Tract
• Gastroesophageal Reflux
• Gynecological Problems
• Headaches
• Infertility
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Kidney Stones
• Newborns
• Primary Care
Languages spoken in addition to English :Tagalog (Filipino)
Medical School:University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines
Residencies: • Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines
• Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH

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