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Pediatric Primary Care, Portage

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  • Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics, Portage
  • Portage Health Center
  • 2497 State Route 59
  • Ravenna, Ohio 44266
  • Fax: 330-678-4092

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330-676-1020 Appointments:
330-543-2778

Hours

Monday : 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday : 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday : 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday : 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday : 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday : 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Phones turn off 30 minutes before the office closes.

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

Same-day sick appointments 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
Call 330-676-1020 to check availability.

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.

 

 

 

COVID-19 vaccines
Vaccines are available for kids ages 12 and older. 

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.
  • Temperature screening: We are taking temperatures on all visitors.
  • 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.

Our new office, located on Route 59 between Kent and Ravenna, offers pediatric primary care and rehabilitative services.

Meet Our Doctors / Providers:

Physicians/Providers:

Sarah Ayers, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician

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Megan Hawes, MD

Pediatrician

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Catharine Symmonds, MD

Pediatrician

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Travis Thompson, MD

Pediatrician

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Lindsay Acomb, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Rebecca Cibik, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Tory Kutsko, MSN, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Caitlin Stritch, MSN, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Other Providers:

Tara Kakias, LPCC

Mental Health Counselor

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