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Pediatric Cardiology

Includes specialty programs: Arrhythmia Center / Adult Congenital Heart Service / Fetal Cardiology

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Overview

No matter how routine or complex your child’s heart condition may be, we’re here to provide comprehensive, compassionate care and to partner with your family, guiding you every step of the way. We care for more than 10,000 patients each year and are specially trained to treat heart conditions as children grow.

Specialized care.

Akron Children's Hospital uses the latest, most advanced technologies to diagnose and treat all types of pediatric heart disease – from the mild to the extremely complex.

Our goal is to give your child the best possible chance for a healthy future through the early diagnosis and repair of pediatric heart defects. We even offer a fetal cardiology program to identify congenital heart defects in unborn babies, and continue to provide ongoing care for adults born with a heart problem.

We offer the full scope of cardiology services, including:

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Non-invasive cardiac imaging
  • Electrophysiology
  • Fetal heart program
  • Adult congenital heart program

Some children are at risk for developing heart disease due to obesity or family history. Through our preventive cardiology program, we evaluate kids with high cholesterol and other risk factors, and give them a plan to keep their hearts healthy now and into their adult lives.

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Cardiology

330-543-8521

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Cardiology
Akron Children's Hospital
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St.
Suite 5200
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-3850
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Cardiology, Beachwood
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
23250 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 325
Beachwood, Ohio 44122
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Cardiology, Boardman
Akron Children's Hospital
6505 Market St., Building A
Boardman, Ohio 44512
Fax: 330-629-7620
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Cardiology, Cleveland
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44109
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Cardiology, Concord
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
TriPoint Medical Center
7590 Auburn Road, Suite 214
Concord, Ohio 44077
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Cardiology, Mansfield
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
371 Cline Ave.
Mansfield, Ohio 44907
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Cardiology, Middleburg Heights
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
MetroHealth Medical Center
7800 Pearl Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130
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Cardiology, North Canton
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
6100 Whipple Ave. NW
Side entrance (West), Level 1
Canton, Ohio 44720
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Cardiology, Norwalk
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Fisher-Titus Medical Center
282 Benedict Ave.
Norwalk, Ohio 44857
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Cardiology, Sharon
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Sharon Regional Health System
740 E. State St.
Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146
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Cardiology, Warren
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
The Market Place
5000 E. Market St., Suite 29
Warren, Ohio 44484
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Cardiology, Wooster
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Subspecialty Care Building
546 Winter St.
Wooster, Ohio 44691
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Our Doctors/Providers

John Lane
John Lane, MD, FACC

Director, Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Service; Pediatric Cardiologist; Sunrise Chair in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

J.R. Bockoven
J.R. Bockoven, MD

Associate Clinical Director, Heart Center Cleveland; Director of Outreach Education, Cardiology; Pediatric Cardiologist

John Clark
John Clark, MD, FAAP

Director, Pediatric Arrhythmia Center; Pediatric Cardiologist

Colleen Handwork
Colleen Handwork, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Vanessa Hormaza
Vanessa Hormaza

Pediatric Cardiologist

Mark Jacobstein
Mark Jacobstein, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Wasim Khan
Wasim Khan, MD

Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging; Pediatric Cardiologist

Stephen Manu
Stephen Manu, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Chandrakant R. Patel
Chandrakant R. Patel, MD

Director, Maternal-Fetal Cardiology; Pediatric Cardiologist

Meagan Peek
Meagan Peek, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Ashish Saini
Ashish Saini, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Erin Smith
Erin Smith, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Grace Smith
Grace Smith, MD, FACC

Director, Heart Center Mahoning Valley; Associate Director, Pediatric Arrhythmia Center; Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic; Pediatric Cardiologist

Brandon Smith
Brandon Smith, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Ira Taub
Ira Taub, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Christine Tracy
Christine Tracy, MD, FACC

Pediatric Cardiologist

Robert VandeKappelle, Jr
Robert VandeKappelle Jr, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

David Waight
David Waight, MD

Director, Pediatric Interventional Cardiology; Pediatric Cardiologist

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Kathryn Wheller, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner