Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center

Akron Children's Robert T. Stone, M.D., Respiratory Center provides services for patients with all types of respiratory illnesses, including allergies, asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and chronic respiratory failure. Read More...

Martinez Starla
Starla Martinez, MD, FAAP
Co-Director, Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center Director, Medical Education Pediatric Pulmonologist

Toder Debbie
Debbie Toder, MD, FAAP
Co-Director, Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center Pediatric Pulmonologist

Bhatia Rajeev
Rajeev Bhatia, MD
Pediatric Pulmonologist Medical Director, Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab

Joshi Neha
Neha Joshi, MD
Pediatric Pulmonologist

McBride John
John McBride, MD
Pediatric Pulmonologist

Omlor Gregory
Gregory Omlor, MD
Director, Lewis H Walker CF Center Pediatric Pulmonologist

Strawbridge Heather
Heather Strawbridge, MD
Pediatric Pulmonologist

Bryson Elizabeth
Elizabeth Bryson, RN, MSN, PPCNP-BC, CS
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kuhl LuAnn
LuAnn Kuhl, MSN, CNP, CS
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist

Lloyd Melanie
Melanie Lloyd, FNP
Nurse practitioner

Singh Christine

Conditions We Treat

Did You Know?

Did You Know?
  • U.S. News and World Report ranks Akron Children's Division of Pediatric Pulmonology as one of the best among children's hospitals nationwide.
  • Akron Children's has the only pediatric pulmonary function lab in a 23-county service area in northeast Ohio.
  •  Akron Children's pulmonary function lab is registered by the American Thoracic Society.


Meet Our Patients



Akron Children's Robert T. Stone Respiratory Center has a team of doctors, nurse practitioners, nurse clinicians, pulmonary function technicians, dietitians, physical therapists and a social worker.

We provide direct and consultative diagnosis and treatment, education, case management, and research.

Our center includes:

Our center was funded in large part by a donation from Akron residents Donald and Marcia Stone to recognize the vision and work of Donald’s brother, Dr. Robert T. Stone.

Dr. Stone has been a member of Akron Children’s Hospital's medical staff since 1967. From 1972-98, he also served as medical director of the hospital’s Lewis H. Walker Cystic Fibrosis Center, and from 1995-98 as interim chairman of the Department of Pediatrics.

The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics named Dr. Stone as "Pediatrician of the Year" in 2002.


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Akron Children's Hospital
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 6500
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8885
Fax: 330-543-8890
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