As a former collegiate basketball player for Denison University, Dr. Sarah Perrine knew when to pass, set a pick and take a shot when her team needed it most. Today, as a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Barberton, Dr. Perrine knows when to listen, recommend treatment and give high-fives when her patients need […]
From the way we build connections with our patients to the way we push the limits of medicine, working at Akron Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind experience.
It’s been a busy month for Sheila Schrack, a certified athletic trainer who’s been with Akron Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine since December 2009. She has been backstage at the “Rachael Ray Show,” rang the closing bell at the Nasdaq building in New York City and traveled to Washington, D.C. for the annual Call-on Congress advocacy […]
When people think of customer service, they often think of a call center or a retail store. But, for physician Stephen Sondike, MD, service, as he sees it, is caring for others. As the new director of Akron Children’s Hospital’s Adolescent Medicine, his primary ‘customers’ are preteens, teenagers and young adults. Here, his number one […]
Dr. Prabi Rajbhandari’s native Nepal is best known for the world’s tallest mountain – Mt. Everest. Although Ohio isn’t known for its mountain tops, Dr. Rajbhandari has made a home for herself at Akron Children’s where she works hard to take patient care to new heights. As a hospitalist, Dr. Rajbhandari specializes in managing the […]
Coping with illness, injury and hospitalization is stressful for even adults. Imagine, for a minute, being a child faced with strange people, bright lights, loud noises and scary looking machines. For many kids and teens the hospital environment invokes a lot of stress and anxiety because they aren’t quite sure what to expect when they […]
Aaron Galpert, certified athletic trainer (AT) with the Akron Children’s Hospital Sports Rehab team, has had an amazing career. He’s traveled around the world as an AT with the U.S. National and Olympic soccer teams. He kept Harlem Globetrotters basketball players healthy despite their grueling game and travel schedules. And he’s helped countless young athletes […]