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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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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 shots 
Flu vaccines are available for kids 6 months and older. Visit the flu shot availability page for primary care and other flu shot clinic locations.       

COVID-19 vaccines
COVID-19 vaccines are also available for kids 6 months and older. MyChart users can click here to schedule a flu shot appointment. If you don't have MyChart, click here to schedule online or call 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.

Free 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:

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:

Rebecca Cibik, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Tory Kutsko, MSN, APRN-CNP

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Caitlin Stritch, MSN, APRN-CNP

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Other Providers:

Tara Kakias, LPCC

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