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Akron Children’s Hospital now offers nephrology services in Mansfield

02-12-2018 (Akron, Ohio )

Akron Children’s Hospital now offers nephrology services in Mansfield.

Pediatric Nephrologists Dr. Shefali Mahesh and Dr. Kirsten Kusumi began seeing patients on Jan. 11 at Akron Children’s Hospital Specialty and Urgent Care, Mansfield, at 371 Cline Avenue. They will be available for appointments on Thursdays several times a month.

“Our goal is to create a consistently exceptional experience for every patient and family, and providing timely and convenient access to quality healthcare is a key driver in achieving that,” said Candace Zalick, director of operations for Akron Children’s Department of Pediatrics. “Families in Mansfield will no longer have to drive long distances to receive this care.”

Akron Children’s Department of Nephrology provides complete diagnostic and therapeutic services for children and teens with kidney and kidney-related diseases. The team includes board-certified pediatric nephrologists, nephrology nurses, renal dietitians, social workers, mental health providers, renal transplant nurses, child life specialists and teachers. Akron Children’s pediatric nephrology programs include:

  • Pediatric Hypertension Center
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Chronic Kidney Disease program
  • End-Stage Renal Disease program
  • Renal transplant follow-up
  • Kidney Stone Clinic

The building offers free parking and easy access. To make an appointment, call 330-543-8950.