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Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Overview

We provide anesthesia and pain management services to tens of thousands of young patients each year. Studies show that anesthesia is safer for children — particularly very young children — when administered by a pediatric anesthesiologist. Our goal is to help a child go to sleep with as little anesthesia as possible.

Specialized care.

When it comes to anesthesiology, we understand the major differences in children’s body structures and functions, particularly infants. We also have a better understanding of the needs of each child and parent.

We have a team of pediatric anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists who are specially trained to help block and control pain in children of all ages before, during and after surgeries, procedures and tests. We use special equipment and techniques suited to the size of your child to help support a successful outcome to the surgery and anesthesia.

We also provide anesthesia services throughout Akron Children's Hospital, including in radiology, in the intensive care units and on patient care units.

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Anesthesiology

330-543-8823

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Anesthesiology - Akron
Akron Children's Hospital
214 W. Bowery Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-3593
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Anesthesiology - Boardman
Akron Children's Hospital Beeghly Campus
6505 Market St.
Boardman, Ohio 44512
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Our Doctors/Providers

Bradley Riemenschneider
Bradley Riemenschneider, MD

Vice Chairman, Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology; Co-Director, Pain Center; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Ross Agnor
Ross Agnor, MD

Chairman, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Gregory Benson
Gregory Benson, MD

Medical Director, Outpatient Surgery; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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Todd Brown, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Tabitha Cline
Tabitha Cline, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

Bimal Dayal
Bimal Dayal, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Staci Duffy
Staci Duffy, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

Ibrahim Farid
Ibrahim Farid, MD

Director, Pain Center; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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Erin Forgach, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

Anthony Fritzler
Anthony Fritzler, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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Julie Ganz, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

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Rami Karroum, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Jonathan Klein
Jonathan Klein, DO

Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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Bruce Kuzma, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

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Judith Lewis, DNP, MSN, RN, APRN, CRNA

Co-Chief Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

Andrew Meyer
Andrew Meyer, MD

Director, Perioperative Surgical Home; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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Matthew Mitchell, DO

Associate Director, Outpatient Surgery; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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Nancy O'Dell, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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John Puskar, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

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Jody Swierz, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

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Travis Terrell, MSN, RN, CRNA

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

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Ronald Tharp, MSN, RN, CRNA

Co-Chief Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

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George Youssef, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

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