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Locust Pediatric Care Group

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  • Akron Children's Hospital Locust Pediatric Care Group, Akron
  • Considine Professional Building
  • 215 West Bowery Street
  • Level 3
  • Akron, Ohio 44308
  • Fax: 330-543-3731

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330-543-8530 Appointments:
330-543-2778

Bowery Deck Parking Lot

Park at Bowery Deck Parking Lot
199 W. Bowery St.
Akron, OH 44308
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Hours

Monday : 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday : 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday : 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday : 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday : 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday : 8 a.m. - Noon

High call volume
The Akron Children’s Appointment Center is receiving an increased number of calls, causing parents to wait on hold for longer lengths of time. We apologize that your wait may be longer than anticipated. Your child's care is our top priority, and we are actively working to improve the process for our valued patients and families. Thank you for your patience as we answer calls and care for every child who comes through our doors. If you have a MyChart account, remember you can schedule appointments online 24/7. If you don’t have MyChart, click here to request access.

Flu vaccines
Flu shots are now available. Click here for details on flu vaccine clinics.

COVID-19 vaccines
Akron Children's is vaccinating adults and kids ages 5 and older. Visit the COVID page – and then click on the Public Vaccination Program link for the list of vaccine clinics.

In addition, our primary care offices are giving COVID vaccine to patients ages 5 and older. Schedule your child’s COVID vaccine by using MyChart or calling 330-543-2778. 

COVID-19 updates
To keep our families and staff safe, please review these guidelines before arriving for an appointment.

  • Visitor restrictions: The patient and up to 2 healthy adults are permitted.
  • Arrive wearing a mask: Everyone but kids under age 2 and those with sensory issues should wear masks or face coverings. Cloth masks are permitted. We will provide a mask if you don't have one.
  • COVID screening:  We are screening patients and visitors upon entering our offices. 
  • Mobile Check-in: If your child's medical record has your mobile phone number and you have texting capabilities, you’ll receive a text before your child’s appointment arrival time. Click the link when you reach our office - and please wait in your car until we text you again to let you know it's time to come inside.  

Free telehealth provider interviews
Expectant parents can interview primary care providers in person or by telehealth. Please call the office for an appointment.

Additional services
Ask your provider about mental and behavioral health services that are available at this office.

Meet Our Doctors / Providers:

Physicians/Providers:

Joel Davidson, MD, FAAP

Community Pediatrics Residency Education Coordinator; Assistant Director, Clinical Informatics, Ambulatory Systems; Pediatrician

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Amanda Gogol-Tagliaferro, DO, FAAP

Pediatrician

Accepting New Patients

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Megan Knowles, MD

Pediatrician; Pediatric Clerkship Director

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P. Cooper White, MD, FAAP

Director, Locust Pediatric Care Group; Associate Chair for Primary Care and Community Health; Pediatrician

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Tiffany Hesse, DNP, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Julianne Janosko, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Kiara Johnson, MSN, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Other Providers:

Martha Blackford, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacologist/Toxicologist

Kristin Hauck, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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