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Adolescent Medicine

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Overview

Adolescence is a time of intense growth – not only physically but emotionally and intellectually. The Akron Children's Hospital Adolescent Medicine team is specially trained in caring for the range of medical, social, emotional, sexual, educational and nutritional concerns that are common in individuals from puberty through 23 years of age.

Specialized care.

Our care focuses on respecting individuality, supporting physical and emotional growth and development, and educating and empowering teens to ultimately take ownership of their healthcare and life decisions.

Common health issues we treat include:

  • Acne
  • Eating disorders
  • Menstrual problems
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Substance abuse

We also help manage adolescent issues related to chronic medical conditions.

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Adolescent Medicine

330-543-8538

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Adolescent Medicine
Adolescent Medicine
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery Street, Level 3
Akron, Ohio 44302
Fax: 330-543-3687
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Our Doctors/Providers

Stephen Sondike
Stephen Sondike, MD, FAAP

Medical Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine; Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Lindsay Bailey
Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD, LD, CDE, CEDRD

Registered Dietitian; Certified Diabetes Educator; Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian

Svetlana Borishchak
Svetlana Borishchak, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Jessica Castonguay
Jessica Castonguay, DO, MPH

Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Crystal Cole
Crystal Cole, MD

Adolescent Medicine Specialist

James Fitzgibbon
James Fitzgibbon, MD, FAAP

Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Teresa Fletcher
Teresa Fletcher, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Julie Wyatt
Julie Wyatt, MSN, RN, CNP

Family Nurse Practitioner