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William Schrader, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Schrader is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Akron Children’s, where he’s been practicing since 1989. He also serves as the hospital’s surgical director in the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic, surgical consultant in the Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic and staff surgeon in the Spine Center. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio. He went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery and spinal deformity at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Schrader is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He’s presented at numerous educational and professional forums, as well as contributed to dozens of presentations and publications. Additionally, he’s an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University.  

Spine Center
Orthopedics, Boston Heights
Orthopedics, Norwalk
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic
Skeletal Dysplasia Center
Medical School:
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Orthopedic Surgery: Akron Children's; Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery & Scoliosis Surgery: Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, TX
Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Northeast Ohio Medical University

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