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Pediatric neurologists join Akron Children’s Hospital

Dr. Kelsey Merison

08-21-2018 (Akron, Ohio)

Two physicians have joined Akron Children’s as pediatric neurologists in the department of Pediatric Neurology and the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center.

Kelsey Merison, M.D., received her doctorate in medicine from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and completed residencies in child neurology and pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. She specializes in the treatment of headache disorders.

Dr. Merison resides in Medina with her husband, Justin.

Dr. Stephen Steiner

Stephen Steiner, M.D., Ph.D., received his doctorate in medicine from The University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia. He also earned a doctorate in toxicology from The University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and bachelor’s degrees in microbiology and chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Dr. Steiner completed his residency in pediatrics and pediatric neurology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center-Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. He practices general pediatric neurology, with special interests in mitochondrial and metabolic disorders.

Dr. Steiner resides in Lakewood with his wife, Tiffany.

Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center provides comprehensive care to children with neurological and developmental disorders. The Pediatric Neurology department treats and diagnoses conditions such as seizure disorders, head injuries, brain tumors, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular disorders, behavioral disorders, developmental disorders, intellectual disability, hydrocephalus and metabolic and mitochondrial diseases.