New physician Zaid Khatib, MD isn’t afraid to dig in and help his team on the field or at Akron Children’s Hospital. As a former rugby player, Dr. Khatib has always been quick on his feet to advance the ball or disrupt a defender. Today, as a sports medicine physician at Akron Children’s, he’s able […]
Your children’s sports season is over. No more daily practices and workouts. They’ve earned a right to rest their bodies – but proper recovery includes preparation for next season. Young athletes may benefit from off-season conditioning, said Dr. Zaid Khatib, a pediatric hospitalist and sports medicine physician at Akron Children’s Hospital. Off-season strength and flexibility […]
As a former hockey player and avid fan, Dr. Thomas Wojciechowski knows the success that comes from working as a team. Now a hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital Beeghly campus, Dr. Wojciechowski sees first-hand how patients benefit from a team approach to caring. By working in tandem with pediatricians and specialists, Dr. Wojciechowski helps provide […]
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 […]
Hannah Rhodes, DO, a hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Beeghly campus, becomes part of a patient’s world when they’re admitted to the hospital. Here, she helps primary care physicians diagnose and manage a child’s care during their stay as an inpatient. Although her personalized, daily bedside visits help her get to know patients’ needs by […]
Although it may look like a tiny spider bite at first, a methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection can spread quickly a be difficult to treat. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Corrie Stofcho, a pediatric hospitalist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the symptoms and treatment of this potentially dangerous disease.