Locust Pediatric Care Group

Akron Children's Locust Pediatric Care Group is a primary care practice specializing in serving families whose children have special healthcare needs. Read More...

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

Davidson Joel
Joel Davidson, MD
Community Pediatrics Residency Education Coordinator

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

Specht Elizabeth
Elizabeth Specht, MD
Associate Residency Program Director for Ambulatory Medicine; Pediatrician, Locust Pediatrics

Ross Holly

Swanson Sherry


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Meet Our Patients



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, birth to 21 years old
  • Special attention to meet the needs of families whose children may be at risk for developmental delay
  • 24-hour phone coverage by a nurse and physician
  • One-to-one parenting classes, if desired
  • Help with transportation questions
  • Developmental evaluations at well-child visits
  • Nutritional consultation
  • On-site social work assistance
  • Participation in Reach Out and Read®


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330-543-8530 or
330-543-8776 (after hours)


our locations

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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