Just like the Tribe, baseball is always on the minds of our staff. Because their mitts never go home, lunchtime “breakball” really did the body good for Drs. Ravi Karnani, Erik White and nurse Emily Brown from our center for allergy & immunology. The stress of the World Series actually keeps Dr. Karnani and Emily from […]
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.
Wild, wonderful is the motto of West Virginia and for Akron Children’s Hospital’s new sports medicine physician, Derrick Eddy, he really takes it to heart. When the West Virginia native isn’t caring for children, teens and adults with sports or activity-related injuries, you’re likely to find Dr. Eddy enjoying the wild outdoors or cooking up […]
Akron Children’s Hospital staff are known for their talent and caring nature, but when 4 of its own unknowingly signed up to volunteer at the same medical mission trip, even they were surprised. “My daughter is a nursing student so she and I decided to go on a medical mission trip together,” said Heidi Sammons, […]
He may be new to the Akron Children’s family, but Tracy James is no stranger to working in healthcare supply chain management. A 30-year veteran in the Central Supply department at Summa Barberton Hospital, Tracy joined Akron Children’s in June 2015. “I decided I was ready for a change,” said Tracy. “I had heard lots […]
Thanks to advances in image-guided techniques, pediatric interventional radiology is improving patient safety, slashing medical costs, and shortening recuperation time for kids. “Instead of going for an open surgery, with interventional radiology, your child may undergo a much less invasive procedure and leave the hospital with a Band-Aid instead of a surgical scar,” said Dr. […]
Before Dr. Yolanda Moore-Forbes was caring for kids at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, she had the opportunity to showcase her skills as a physician on an episode of the former PBS hit Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. While she was a good neighbor on the show, Dr. Moore-Forbes feels more at home in our North Canton office […]