Dr. Vida Kaniecki enjoys the mostly highs and lows of raising a big, blended family — a fiancé, 6 kids combined (ages 19 to 25), plus 2 rescue dogs. Her “Brady Bunch” is her most treasured possession and greatest achievement. So when Dr. Kaniecki joined Akron Children’s family as our newest pediatrician at Akron Children’s […]
Dr. Brittany Corrigan doesn’t back down when it comes to the wellness of little boys and girls everywhere. She not only fights for their health here as Akron Children’s newest pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) New Philadelphia location, but she also travels to Leon, Nicaragua, each year to care for kids with chronic […]
Studies show that as kids get older, they are less likely to see their doctor for their annual wellness visit. This may come as no surprise. Families with babies and young children are used to regular checkups for immunizations, development markers and concerns regarding things like teething, toilet training and temper tantrums. But by the […]
Training to become a pediatrician is about more than just knowing how to diagnose and treat an illness. It’s also about recognizing when patients and families could use the support of community agencies to help them with things like developmental or cognitive delays, hearing and speech support, housing and food, and even literacy. It’s one […]
Although not technically “the flu,” viral gastroenteritis – better known as “stomach flu” – is no stranger to families with school-age children. In this Children’s Channel video, Natalie Jedacek, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Medina office, shares what parents can do to ease their little one’s discomfort.
Although the rash may be alarming to some parents, roseola is a relatively mild viral infection that is most common among infants and toddlers. In this Children’s Channel video, Emma Raizman, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Medina office, discusses how parents can ease their child’s symptoms.