Locust Pediatric Care Group

The Locust Pediatric Care Group serves as a medical home for children and adolescents. We have particular interest in children with special healthcare needs, international families, as well as foster parents and adopted children. All are welcome. Read More...

White P. Cooper
P. Cooper White, MD, FAAP
Medical Staff Past President Director, Locust Pediatric Care Group Associate Chair for Primary Care and Community Health

Davidson Joel
Joel Davidson, MD
Community Pediatrics Residency Education Coordinator

Knowles Megan
Megan Knowles, MD

Langkamp Diane
Diane Langkamp, MD
Director, Neonatal Follow-up Clinic, and Director, Down Syndrome Program

McKee Sharon
Sharon McKee, MD, FAAP
Adoptive Health Physician and Pediatrician

Ross Holly

Swanson Sherry

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Tiffany Hesse, CNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner


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Locust Pediatric Care Group - Overview

We serve as a "medical home" for children with and without special needs. We offer families the complete range of medical and support services needed to achieve the best possible outcomes for their children.

Our goal is to provide coordinated access to Akron Children's specialty medical services for children with special needs. Brothers and sisters without special healthcare needs are also welcome.

Other benefits include:

  • Specialized pediatric care for individuals
  • 24-hour nurse and physician phone coverage
  • Medical interpreters and language access
  • Pre- and post-adoption services
  • On-site legal aid through HEAL partnership
  • On-site nutritional consultation
  • On-site social work assistance
  • On-site mental health telepsychiatry
  • Participation in Reach Out and Read®


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Akron Children's Hospital
Locust Pediatric Care Group
300 Locust St., Suite 390
Akron , OH 44302
Phone: 330-543-8530
Fax: 330-543-3731
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