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Pediatric Primary Care, Amherst

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Our new office in Amherst is now open!                    

  • Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics, Amherst
  • Akron Children's Health Center
  • 47185 Cooper Foster Park Road
  • Amherst, Ohio 44001
  • Fax: 440-282-1614

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Monday : 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday : 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday : 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday : 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phones turn off 30 minutes before the office closes.

Mobile Check-in
We are no longer using Mobile Check-in. When you arrive for your ACHP appointment, please come into the building to register. We will continue safety protocols including masking and social distancing.

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 COVID Vaccines 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. 

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.

Services Include:

We offer behavioral health services for our patients in this practice. Please call 330-543-5015 (option 1) for more information.

Meet Our Doctors / Providers:


Wendy Millis, MD


Accepting New Patients


Alba Ortega, MD


Accepting New Patients


Rashmi Shekhawat, MD


Accepting New Patients

Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Blair Mayfield, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting New Patients

Other Providers:

Kristine Rufenacht, LISW-S

Mental Health Therapist

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