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What services does the Anne Arundel Medical Center provide?

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The Anne Arundel Medical Center, located in Annapolis, Maryland, is a full-service hospital that provides services such as joint replacement, cancer treatment, obstetrics and neonatal care, substance abuse rehabilitation, and a weight-loss surgery program. Specialized service centers include the Breast Center, the Heart and Vascular Institute, the Imaging Center, and the Spine Center.

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Hip and knee joint replacement patients attend Joint Camp after surgery, which offers group physical therapy, the chance for patients to socialize with others and receive support, and training for family members. Non-surgical services at the Joint Center include pain medication, injection therapy, physical therapy and exercise, and braces and assistive devices.

Brain, spine, thoracic, gastrointestinal and prostate cancers are some of the types of cancer that the DeCesaris Cancer Institute diagnoses and treats. The research center conducts clinical trials of cancer treatment medications. The institute also has a survivorship program that helps patients after active treatment.

Anne Arundel Medical Center offers comprehensive women's services, from gynecology care and fertility services to a domestic violence program. Birthing services include prenatal classes, sibling preparation, OB-GYN hospitalists and nurse midwives. The hospital has a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatrics department and a pediatrics emergency department.

The Pathways program offers a 12-step model for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction for adults, teens and their families. The center provides counseling and DWI/DUI re-education programs as well.

Weight-loss surgery options at the medical center include lap band removal, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve resection. Revision surgery is also available. A bariatric optimization program provides preoperative physical therapy that includes improving mobility, cardiac endurance, strength and flexibility. Seminars and support groups are also available.

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