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Company Overview of Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron

Company Overview

Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, doing business as Akron Children's Hospital, provides pediatric healthcare services through pediatric hospitals and pediatrician offices in northeast Ohio. It offers cancer, neonatology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, and urology services; and primary, critical, and specialized care services. The company was founded in 1890 and is based in Akron, Ohio.

One Perkins Square

Akron, OH 44308-1062

United States

Founded in 1890





Key Executives for Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
General Counsel and Vice President
Director of Infectious Disease At Akron Children Hospital and Principal Investigator of the Akron Study Site
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron Key Developments

Akron Children's Hospital Announces the Opening of a New Specialty Care Office in North Canton

Akron Children's Hospital has announced the opening of a new specialty care office in North Canton. The hospital moved to and expanded services in a larger office at the Aultman North campus at 6100 Whipple Ave., NW. In addition to its Heart Center and pediatric orthopedic services, the team from Akron Children's Vision Center will also be seeing patients at the office a new service for Stark County. The Akron Children's providers who will be seeing patients at this new location include pediatric cardiologists J.R. Bockoven, Mark Jacobstein, Brandon Smith and nurse practitioner Colleen Handwork. The orthopedic surgeons include Kenneth Bono, Todd Ritzman, Drew Engles, Dennis Weiner and nurse practitioner Cara Mossides. The Vision Center team includes pediatric ophthalmologists Nancy Hanna, Richard Hertle and William Lawhon, as well as pediatric optometrist Casandra Solis.

Akron Children's Hospital Names Dr. Gregory Benson as Medical Director of New Outpatient Surgery Center

Akron Children's Hospital has named Dr. Gregory Benson the medical director of its new outpatient surgery center scheduled to open in May in the Kay Jewelers Pavilion under construction. Benson previously served as medical director of the dental surgery center and co-director of pediatric ambulatory anesthesia services at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, where he was also an attending anesthesiologist. In his new role, he will oversee Akron Children's Hospital's new outpatient surgery center with six operating rooms, which will be used primarily for ear-nose-and-throat, ophthalmology, urology, and dental and plastic surgery procedures.

Akron Children's Hospital Opens New Pediatric Center in Ohio

Akron Children's Hospital has opened a new 10,000 sqft pediatric center at Medical Park 2 on the Fisher-Titus Medical Center campus in Ohio. The construction of a shared facility for pediatric services began in January incorporating the expansion of New Beginnings Pediatrics at Medical Park 2 on the Fisher-Titus Campus with an adjacent suite to centralize its Specialty Care in Norwalk. This new facility includes: a shared entrance and vestibule; a new medical office for the pediatric specialists from the hospital; new administrative offices for New Beginnings Pediatrics; and additional exam rooms and interior improvements of the current New Beginnings space.

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