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Locust Pediatric Care Group

Includes specialty programs: Adoptive Health Services

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Overview

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

Join us on our journey

Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics is working toward becoming a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). It’s a care model that improves quality and empowers patients to take an active role in their healthcare. Please see the PDF flyer in the PCMH tab for more information.

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:

  • Specialized pediatric care for individuals
  • 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

 

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Locust Pediatric Care Group

330-543-8530

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Locust Pediatric Care Group
Akron Children's Hospital
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery Street, Level 3
Akron, Ohio 44302
Fax: 330-543-3731
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Our Doctors/Providers

P. Cooper White
P. Cooper White, MD, FAAP

Director, Locust Pediatric Care Group; Associate Chair for Primary Care and Community Health; Pediatrician

Joel Davidson
Joel Davidson, MD, FAAP

Community Pediatrics Residency Education Coordinator; Pediatrician

Tiffany Hesse
Tiffany Hesse, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Megan Knowles
Megan Knowles, MD

Pediatrician

Sharon McKee
Sharon McKee, MD, FAAP

Adoptive Health Physician and Pediatrician

Sally Phillips
Sally Phillips, RD, CDE

Clinical Dietitian

Holly Ross
Holly Ross, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Sherry Swanson
Sherry Swanson, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Marnie Walston
Marnie Walston, MD

Pediatrician

Specialty Programs

PCMH

Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics is working toward becoming a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). It’s a care model that improves quality and empowers patients to take an active role in their healthcare.