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Overview

44% Reduction
44% Reduction
in narcotic prescriptions after orthopedic surgery
broken arm ortho
1,401
patients seen in fracture clinic May-Aug 2018
ACL surgeries
104
ACL Surgeries Performed in past year
Low dose radiation
Low Dose Radiation
First in NEO Ohio to have EOS imaging for scoliosis patients
spinal surgeries
117
Spinal Surgeries in the past year
skeletal dysplasia
144
Skeletal dysplasia patients from 10 states
Top 50 ortho hospitals
Top 50
US News - Top 50 Orthopedic Hospitals for past 2 years

A survey of northeast Ohio parents shows that we are their first choice for orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of bone, joint, muscle and spine disorders and injuries in children, teens and young adults.

We have one focus: Kids.

Bone, joint and muscle problems in children are quite different than those of an adult. Some of the problems children have with their bones and joints are caused by growth. Sometimes what may be considered a problem in a child is a variation of growth that will resolve with time.  

That’s why we specialize in evaluating and treating musculoskeletal problems in children who are still growing − from newborns to teenagers. From fractures and sports-related injuries to scoliosis, spina bifida and cerebral palsy, we blend cutting-edge treatments and innovative surgical approaches with compassionate, family-centered care.

So no matter what medical condition they’re dealing with, we’re here to help kids get back to being kids.

Conditions we treat.

We treat kids with all types of orthopedic conditions. Among the conditions we treat are:

  • Brachial plexus injuries    
  • Brittle bone disease (osteogenesis imperfecta)    
  • Bone tumors    
  • Cerebral palsy    
  • Congenital hand and foot deformities    
  • Hip dysplasias
  • Limb length discrepancies
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina bifida
  • Sports injuries

Advancing orthopedic care in children.

We’re relentless in our pursuit to find new ways to treat young patients and in teaching the next generation of doctors. For instance, we are 1 of 6 orthopedic centers in the country working to develop a surgical technique to safely perform ACL surgery on young children.

We are also studying whether a magnetic device can reduce surgeries in early-onset scoliosis. Treating children with early onset scoliosis is challenging because they’re still growing. Spinal fusion surgery prevents the growth of the spine and thorax during a critical period of lung development and impacts quality of life into adulthood.

 

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Orthopedics

330-543-3500

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Orthopedics
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St.
Suite 7200
Level 7
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-5001
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Orthopedics, Boardman
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
6505 Market St.
Building A
Boardman, Ohio 44512
Fax: 330-729-1946
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Orthopedics, Hudson
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
5655 Hudson Drive
Hudson, Ohio 44236
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Orthopedics, Mansfield
Akron Children's Health Center
1029 S. Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
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Orthopedics, North Canton
Akron Children's Health Center
6076 Whipple Ave. NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720
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Orthopedics, Norwalk
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Fisher-Titus Medical Center
282 Benedict Ave.
Norwalk, Ohio 44857
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Orthopedics, Warren
Akron Children's Health Center
The Market Place
5000 East Market Street
Suite 29
Warren, Ohio 44484
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Orthopedics, Medina
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
3443 Medina Road
Door 1 (Suite 108)
Medina, Ohio 44256
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Kerwyn Jones
Kerwyn Jones, MD

Chairman, Department of Pediatric Orthopedics; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Physicians/Providers:

Mark Adamczyk, MD

Co-Director, Brachial Plexus Treatment Center; Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Research; Director, Clubfoot Clinic; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Kenneth Bono, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Drew Engles, MD

Hand and Microvascular Surgeon

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Lorena Floccari, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Sheryl Handler-Matasar, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon; Director, Orthopedic Surgery & Clubfoot Clinic, Mahoning Valley

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Patrick Riley, Sr. MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Patrick Riley, Jr., MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon; Sports Medicine Physician

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Todd Ritzman, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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William Schrader, MD

Clinical Co-Director, Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Anthony Silverio, DO

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dennis Weiner, MD, FAAP

Co-Director, Skeletal Dysplasia Center; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Jeralyn Barnett, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Darin Carman, DNP, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Amanda Edmonds, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Theresa Hahn, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Molly Hipp, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Darla Larson-Spurgeon, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Cara Mossides, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Denise Rapacz, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Ann Ryan, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Jennifer Warmus, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Jessica Westfall, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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