Neurological disorders and diseases can be a scary diagnosis for families. New pediatric neurologist Nancy George Philip, MD, FAAP in our NeuroDevelopmental Science Center understands that while her treatment of patients with spinal cord, brain and nervous system disorders is what parents come to her office for, it’s the support and compassion she shares with them that’s […]
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.
Ben Teske, director of Primary Care Operations in Akron Children’s Hospital’s Department of Pediatrics, considers himself the biggest Buckeye football fan, but even he knows when it’s time to shout “Go Blue!” That’s because his son Jon Teske is a key player for The University of Michigan Wolverines, who are heading to San Antonio for […]
It’s not quite a baker’s dozen, but once a month Akron Children’s employees are awarded a sneak peek inside the new Considine Professional Building’s expansion as a ‘thank you’ for their participation in the hospital’s Bakers for Builders program. According to Anna Desrosiers, executive assistant and coordinator of the program, “We started Bakers for Builders […]
When Akron Children’s pediatrician Dr. Nicole Giles talks with patients about leading a healthy lifestyle, she not only talks the talk, she walks the walk, too. From starting her day with a healthy breakfast and workout to spending time with her family, Dr. Giles knows and promotes the importance of mental and physical well-being. As […]
For many children, regardless of how often they have been to Akron Children’s, there may still be a moment of apprehension and uncertainty as they decide between the Spiderman or My Little Pony sticker during a stop at one of our visitor desks. Undoubtedly, it’s a scene repeated many times each day. In 2017, more […]
It started out as just another day at the office for Akron Children’s psychiatrist Dr. John Bober. It was a warm summer day and he was sitting in his office in the Advanced Elastomer Building (AES) on Main Street. “It’s not uncommon for me to see people sitting outside my window because there are tables […]