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Overview

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
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 Hospital Specialty Care
371 Cline Ave.
Mansfield, Ohio 44907
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Orthopedics, North Canton
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
6100 Whipple Ave. NW, Side entrance (West), Level 1
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 Hospital Specialty Care
The Market Place
5000 E. Market St., 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

Mark Adamczyk
Mark Adamczyk, MD

Co-Director, Brachial Plexus Treatment Center; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Jeralyn Barnett
Jeralyn Barnett, MSN, RN, CNOR

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kenneth Bono
Kenneth Bono, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Darin Carman
Darin Carman, DNP, FNP-BC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Amanda Edmonds
Amanda Edmonds, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Drew Engles
Drew Engles, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Theresa Hahn
Theresa Hahn, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Sheryl Handler-Matasar
Sheryl Handler-Matasar, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Molly Hipp
Molly Hipp, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kerwyn Jones
Kerwyn Jones, MD

Chairman, Department of Pediatric Orthopedics; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Darla Larson-Spurgeon
Darla Larson-Spurgeon, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Cara Mossides
Cara Mossides, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Denise Rapacz
Denise Rapacz, MSN, CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Patrick Riley
Patrick Riley, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Patrick Riley, Jr.
Patrick Riley, Jr., MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon; Sports Medicine Physician

Todd Ritzman
Todd Ritzman, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Ann Ryan
Ann Ryan, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

William Schrader
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

Jennifer Warmus
Jennifer Warmus, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Dennis Weiner
Dennis Weiner, MD, FAAP

Co-Director, Skeletal Dysplasia Center; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Jessica Westfall
Jessica Westfall, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner