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Urgent Care

At Akron Children’s Urgent Care, our sole focus is kids and teens. Our urgent care pediatricians care for common illnesses and minor injuries, from strains and sprains to fevers and pains.

We now have COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines available for kids 6 months and older. Please click here to make an appointment.  

We offer stitches for simple cuts on the body and head. Deep or long cuts can be assessed in urgent care, but patients may be referred to the emergency room depending on the wound's size and location. Click here for tips on where to go for cuts.

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Urgent Care, Boston Heights
Akron Children's Hospital Urgent Care, Boston Heights
Boston Heights Health Center
328 East Hines Hill Road
Boston Heights, Ohio 44236
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Urgent Care, Mansfield
Akron Children's Hospital Urgent Care, Mansfield
Akron Children's Health Center
1029 South Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
Fax: 419-522-0837
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Urgent Care, Medina / Montrose
Akron Children's Hospital Urgent Care: Montrose, Medina, Akron
4125 Medina Road
Akron, Ohio 44333
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Urgent Care, Warren
Akron Children's Hospital Urgent Care, Warren
5000 East Market Street
Suite 29
Warren, Ohio 44484
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Gregg DiGiulio
Gregg DiGiulio, MD, FAAP

Medical Director, Urgent Care; Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Physicians/Providers:

Shannon Andrish, MD

Pediatric Urgent Care Physician

Donna Backus, MD

Pediatrician

Yonit Estrin, MD

Pediatrician

Andrea Knighton, DO

Pediatrician

Gina Kuwik, MD

Pediatric Urgent Care Physician

Alicia Manly, MD

Pediatrician

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Alison Matthews, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Urgent Care Physician

Carolyn Penrod, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Urgent Care Physician

Gerhard Perz, MD

Pediatrician

Aamne Shalabi, MD

Pediatrician

Samantha Siedlecki, MD

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Daniel Tabaka, DO, FAAP

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Marissa Watson, MD

Pediatrician

Wade Wilde, MD

Pediatric Urgent Care Physician

Thomas Wolski, Jr., DO

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Jaime Gibson, RN, BSN, APRN-CNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Rachelle Halula, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Urgent Care, Quick Care or Emergency Room?

These are general guidelines for conditions we treat in urgent care. 

Cuts, scrapes and burns

  • Stitches for simple cuts to the body or head
  • Deep or long cuts can be assessed in urgent care, but patients may be referred to the emergency room depending on the wound's size and location

Sunburn

  • Burn with blister or loss of skin that is smaller than the size of a quarter
  • Boil, the size of a dime or smaller

Head

  • Common issues: runny nose, ear pain, pink eye, sore throat, allergy symptoms, a visible foreign body in the nose or ear
  • Headache without nausea, vomiting or vision changes
  • Worsening headache or migraine that doesn’t response to at-home care

Neck

  • Swollen glands for less than 2 weeks

Chest

  • Cough
  • Croup with no trouble breathing
  • Mild asthma attack. If you child has trouble breathing plus difficulty speaking, noisy breathing or pulling of rib/stomach muscles, go to the ER

Stomach

  • Mild stomach pain, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Swallowed metal object with no pain or difficulty breathing/swallowing

Urinary/Bladder

  • Urinary infection with fever less than 103 degrees
  • Sexually transmitted infection, male. Sexually transmitted infections in females, or gynecologic concerns, should be treated in the ER

Extremity

  • Broken bone or sprain, no bleeding
  • Pulled muscle
  • Mild back pain, able to walk without numbness or tingling in legs

Skin

  • Rashes
  • Allergic reactions that result in a rash

Fever

  • Babies older than 12 weeks with fever
  • Kids with immune problems like sickle cell or cancer – or a fever lasting longer than 5 days – should go to the ER

*Some patients may be referred to the emergency room for a more advanced level of care.



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