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Locust Pediatric Care Group

Includes specialty programs: Adoptive Health Services

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We serve as a medical home for children and adolescents. We have a particular interest in children with special health care needs, international families, as well as foster parents and adopted children.

We offer the complete range of medical and support services needed to achieve the best possible outcomes for your children. Our goal is to provide coordinated access to Akron Children's specialty medical services for children with special needs. Brothers and sisters without special healthcare needs are also welcome.

Other benefits include:

  • 24-hour nurse and physician phone coverage
  • Medical interpreters and language access
  • Pre- and post-adoption services
  • On-site legal aid through HEAL partnership
  • On-site counseling services through Child Guidance and Family Solutions
  • Nutritional consultation
  • Social work assistance
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Participation in Reach Out and Read®, an early literacy program

The Locust Pediatric Care Group received Patient-centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. It’s a model that improves quality and access to care, empowering patients and families to take an active role in their health care.

We also participate in the Ohio Department of Medicaid's Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) program, which empowers primary care offices to use a team-based model of care to improve quality, reduce costs and deliver the best possible care. 

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Locations

Contact Locust Pediatric Care Group

330-543-8530 Appointments
330-543-2778

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Locust Pediatric Care Group
Akron Children's Locust Pediatric Care Group, Akron
Considine Professional Building
215 West Bowery Street
Level 3
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-3731
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
P. Cooper White
P. Cooper White, MD, FAAP

Director, Locust Pediatric Care Group; Pediatrician

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Physicians/Providers:

Joel Davidson, MD, FAAP

General Pediatrician, Locust Pediatric Care Group; Associate Medical Director for Quality and PCMH, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics; Physician Informatics; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University

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Amanda Gogol-Tagliaferro, DO, FAAP

Pediatrician

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Megan Knowles, MD

Pediatrician; Pediatric Clerkship Director

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Olivia Wenger, MD

Pediatrician

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Tiffany Hesse, DNP, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Julianne Janosko, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Kiara Johnson, MSN, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Other Providers:

Kristin Hauck, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Specialty Programs

Clinics


Some of the Conditions We Treat...

pediatrics



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