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Dr. Shannon Thompson joins Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Alliance

05-09-2022 (Akron, Ohio )

Akron Children’s Pediatrics welcomes Dr. Shannon Thompson, to its Alliance office. The practice –  1826 South Arch Avenue– provides pediatric primary care for babies, children and teens.  

Dr. Thompson earned her medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency at Akron Children’s and has been practicing medicine since 2018. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  

In addition to Dr. Thompson, the Akron Children’s Pediatrics care team in Alliance includes Dr. Laura Penix, Dr. Judith Rhee and Dr. Megan Woodward, pediatric nurse practitioners Kellie Hays, Daphney Miller and Heather Theisen as well as mental health therapist Stephanie Griffiths.

Akron Children’s Pediatrics, Alliance offers:

  • In-person and virtual visits.  
  • Free provider interviews – in person or virtually – for parents who want to meet their child’s provider. 
  • Annual well-child visits and routine checkups.  
  • Treatment for illness and injury.  
  • Vaccines. 
  • Sports, school and camp physicals.  
  • Chronic disease management. 
  • Behavioral health services. 
  • Access to Akron Children’s experts for patients who need specialized care.  

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Thompson or any provider at the Alliance office, call 330-823-7311. Most insurance plans and Medicaid are accepted. To learn about Akron Children’s Pediatrics, visit

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