Jordan’s surgery for ear tubes and to remove his adenoids goes off without a hitch

Megs pulls Jordan in a wagon several hours after the surgery.

Last week we were faced with our first surgery for Jordan since his back closure and the insertion of his vp shunt in his little head that leads to his stomach cavity. After our visit with Dr. Anton Milo (Jordan’s ear, nose and throat doctor), he suggested removing Jordan’s adenoid and placing tubes in his sweet little ears.

Dr. Hudgins changes a life


Five years ago when I was 17 years old, I went to Dr. Roger Hudgins (neurosurgeon) when he was in Atlanta. He changed my life.

Staff helps make transport and emergency surgery more bearable


I am grateful for such a wonderful children’s hospital that took a scared and sick 8 year old and put her at ease and healed her with wonderful care.

Jourdan’s Story

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Our daughter Jourdan was first diagnosed for a urinary tract infection in August 2009, when she was 8 months old. Our Children’s Hospital pediatrician, Dr. Sabrina Ben-Zion of the Wadsworth office, suggested a follow-up with Akron Children’s Hospital’s Urology Dept. We met with Dr. Nasrallah, who suggested we follow up with a procedure called a […]

Emergency surgery

My daughter went into the ER on June 9 with extreme belly pain. After most tests came back normal, the doctors were still not satisfied with the results so they dug a little deeper. My daughter had appendicitis, and needed to have surgery right away. I was so pleased with the way that my family […]

Patient gives back through volunteering


Akron Children’s Hospital has played a vital role in my life. At age 2 I was hospitalized here with a broken femur. In 2008 I found out I had scoliosis. I tried a chiropractor to fix it with exercises and back adjustments, but the curvature rapidly increased. A few months after finding out I had […]