Akron Children’s Hospital adds providers

Akron Children’s Hospital adds providers

Rebecca Lieb, PhD


Akron Children’s Hospital welcomes three new providers to its NeuroDevelopmental Science Center.

Pediatric neurosurgeon Tsulee Chen, MD, cares for infants, children and teens with abnormalities or the brain, spinal cord and nervous system. She has a special interest in epilepsy and other seizure disorders.

After medical school at the University of Baltimore School of Medicine, Dr. Chen did her neurosurgery residency and epilepsy surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, followed by a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Clinical psychologist Rebecca Lieb, PhD, and pediatric psychologist Nicole Swain, PsyD, have also joined the center.

Dr. Lieb specializes in assessing children for developmental delays, including learning problems and autism spectrum disorders, and school readiness. She plans to develop a school success clinic at the hospital.

She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Loyola University and then completed a fellowship in psychology from the University of North Carolina/Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities.

Dr. Swain helps patients with muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other neuromuscular disorders deal with their chronic illnesses, as well as offering support to the whole family. She has special training in helping children deal with chronic pain and traumatic and acquired brain injury.

After earning her doctorate in clinical psychology from Xavier University, she completed her fellowship in pediatric psychology from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

For appointments, call 330-543-8661 for Dr. Chen and 330-543-8058 for Drs. Lieb and Swain.

Dr. Chen resides in Copley, Dr. Lieb in Bath Township, and Dr. Swain in Hudson.

Akron Children’s Hospital adds providers

Tsulee Chen, MD

Nicole Swain, PsyD

Nicole Swain, PsyD

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