Akron Children’s Hospital’s newest pediatric general surgeon Dr. Nathan Heinzerling can relate to kids facing surgical procedures. He himself underwent an operation for perforated Meckel’s diverticulitis (congenital defect of the gastrointestinal tract) and a grueling 2-week hospital stay when he was just 8 years old. That experience enables him to offer his patients a unique […]
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.
Ellen Cohen, radiology clinical manager, and Leah Ott, staff nurse on the infant unit, have a long history with Akron Children’s Hospital that began when they were both very young girls. You could say working at the hospital has become something of a family affair – both their father and mother worked here. Their mom, […]
If it weren’t for a successful career as a physician, Dr. Tarun Bhalla would be a magician. Lucky for him, he likens his role to performing magic: “Once families realize what we do and how we do it,” he said, “the connotation of anesthesia can be compared to an illusion or even hypnosis.” As Akron […]
Reva Golden thought she knew about Harriet Tubman. But now that she’s portrayed her on stage, this Akron Children’s Hospital operator is intensely aware of Tubman’s amazing story of strength and fortitude. “She only stood 4 feet but she was a dynamite in what she did,” Golden said. “She was a military nurse and a […]
If Dr. Melissa Stalling is not on the yoga mat, testing her body’s limits, she’s in the lab testing body samples for infectious disease and chronic conditions as Akron Children’s newest pediatric pathologist. She is fascinated by the human body and is hungry to learn more about its biology, anatomy and physiology. While she fell […]
It’s only appropriate during her 40th year of working at the hospital that Karen Ingram, patient service representative, Locust Pediatrics Care Group, was named the 40th person to receive the hospital’s prestigious Distinguished Service Award (DSA). Every year since 1979, the DSA has been presented to an employee or volunteer who has made outstanding contributions […]