Surgery: To do or not to do, that is the question

Portland Trail Blazers center LaMarcus Aldridge – probably one of the top 10 players in the NBA – is suffering from a torn ligament in his thumb. He was scheduled to have surgery, but decided against it. Though holding off surgery won’t threaten his career, it could threaten his team’s play-off performance.

Thanks for the top-notch customer service and terrific staff

I serve as the superintendent of a public school system in NE Ohio. My daughters both have been treated at Akron Children’s, but for the first time one of them needed a minor surgery. I can’t begin to tell you how kind, caring, and knowledgeable every single person we met was. It was truly exceptional.

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

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

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 […]