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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 particular interest in children with special healthcare 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:

  • 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


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Locust Pediatric Care Group
Akron Children's Hospital
Locust Professional Building
300 Locust St.
Suite 390
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


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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Olivia Wenger
Olivia Wenger, MD


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