Known by family and friends as a kid at heart, Dr. Thomas Mike admits a perk of the job is being able to bring his playful personality to work. In fact, Akron Children’s newest pediatric hospitalist has been known to tell goofy jokes, use funny voices or do an absurd number of high fives, even […]
Growing up, Dr. Anita Raghavan dreamt of becoming a scientist. A curious creature, always eager to learn more, she spent her days taking things apart and figuring out how stuff worked. But in the end, she followed the path of medicine after discovering “the most fascinating ‘machine’ was the human body.” As Akron Children’s Hospital’s […]
One minute your child is giggling, playing outside like a normal 2-year-old. The next, you’re rushing him to the emergency room due to an allergic reaction to a bee sting. Worse yet, once at the hospital the doctors tell you they want to observe your child overnight. Each year, more than 5 million children are […]
Dr. Tatiana Gurevich-Panigrahi appreciates the arts, especially playing and listening to classical music. Her favorite piece doesn’t come from Bach or Beethoven, though. It’s the sound of a newborn baby crying that’s truly music to her ears. Meet Dr. Gurevich-Panigrahi, one of Akron Children’s newest hospitalists who works at Wooster Community Hospital. Her patients call […]
¿Hablas español? Fortunately, for Spanish-speaking patients at Akron Children’s Hospital, our new hospitalist Denise Lopez Domowicz can. Having moved to the U.S. with her family when she was young, Dr. Lopez Domowicz knows first-hand the importance of being understood when seeking medical attention.
When you’re little, meeting a doctor for the first time can be scary. Doctors wear white coats, use funny-looking tools and always ask a lot of questions. As part of an ongoing series, we’re interviewing our new doctors to help patient families find common ground so they see our doctors as not only clinically astute, but also full of personality that makes them uniquely Children’s. For our first profile, we talked with hospitalist and global health doctor Brittany Potts.