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Pediatric Rheumatology

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Overview

We specialize in diseases and syndromes that attack or compromise your child's immune system. We are also actively involved in researching new methods and medications to give your child the best quality of life possible.

Specialized care.

If your child has complaints of pain in the joints, muscles, bones or tendons, or other symptoms of arthritis or an autoimmune disorder, your pediatrician or family doctor may refer you to us.

We diagnose and treat patients from birth through adolescence with inflammation of joints and muscles and autoimmune diseases, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, enthesitis, Kawasaki syndrome, scleroderma, lupus, vasculitis and others. We also collaborate with other pediatric specialists as needed, such as physical and occupational therapists, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, ophthalmologists and GI doctors. 

If your child has vasculitis that affects his kidneys, we offer a vasculitis clinic with our pediatric nephrologists. The clinic makes it convenient for patients to see all of the specialists they need at once.

If your child requires intravenous infusion treatments to manage his illness, we have an outpatient infusion center staffed by physicians, residents and a dedicated registered nurse with expertise in pediatric infusion. 

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Rheumatology

330-543-8574

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Rheumatology
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
Locust Professional Building
300 Locust St.
Suite 260
Akron, Ohio 44302
Fax: 330-543-8063
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Rheumatology, Boardman
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
6505 Market St.
Building A, Suite 1210
Boardman, Ohio 44512
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Rheumatology, Medina
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
3443 Medina Road, Door 1 (Suite 108)
Medina, Ohio 44256
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Rheumatology, Twinsburg
Akron Children's Hospital Specialty Care
8054 Darrow Road, Suite 3
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
Fax: 330-543-8063
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Our Doctors/Providers

Steven Spalding
Steven Spalding, MD

Vice President, Population Health; Director, Division of Rheumatology; Pediatric Rheumatologist

Nancy Delnay
Nancy Delnay, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Moussa El-hallak
Moussa El-hallak, MD, FACR

Pediatric Rheumatologist

Kathryn Phillippi
Kathryn Phillippi, DO

Pediatric Rheumatologist

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