Medical Facility News

Summa Health Expands Urology Services, Offers Comprehensive Urologic Care


Summa Health Medical Group urologists (L-R) Kevin A. Spear, MD, Joseph S. Dankoff, MD, Lawrence L. Geller, MD, and Joshua Nething, MD

Summa Health has expanded its urology services with the addition of four board-certified urologists to the Summa Health Medical Group: Joseph S. Dankoff,...


Akron Children’s Expands Interventional Radiology Services


(L–R) Janice McDaniel, MD, Division Director of Interventional Radiology, and Michael Rubin, MD, Chairman of Radiology at Akron Children’s Hospital

Pediatric interventional radiology (IR) is a relatively new and evolving subspecialty. While adult interventional radiologists have been in...


New Gastroenterology Group Opens Offices in Summit and Medina Counties

As the number of aging Americans continues to grow, physicians who care for this population are faced with increasing challenges. Older adults often present with higher acuity diseases and multiple chronic conditions, requiring more follow-up tests and treatments. Add to this the...


Unity Health Network’s Primary Care Core Expanding

Unity Health Network, Northeast Ohio’s largest independent physician group, continues to grow with the recent addition of two long-standing, highly respected physicians: Troy Bishop, MD, and Ruchi Taliwal, MD. Dr. Bishop is board-certified in internal medicine; Dr. Taliwal, in family...


Gregory M. Beddell, MD: Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon Joins WRHP

Plastic surgery is not just about cosmesis. It’s mostly about construction and reconstruction and improving people’s lives. Just ask Gregory M. Beddell, MD. Dr. Beddell is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship-trained plastic surgeon who specializes in head and neck surgery and...


Unity Health Network Continues to Expand

The largest independent medical group in Northeast Ohio is still growing strong — in physician members and clinical sites. Built around a primary care core, Unity Health Network currently includes more than 130 providers at over 33 locations in four counties: Summit, Stark, Medina and Portage....


General Surgeon Joins Western Reserve Hospital Physicians

For Rick Gemma, DO, FACOS, there’s no telling what to expect in the OR on any given day. A patient may come in for a routine inguinal hernia repair or for emergency surgery for a perforated gastric ulcer. And that, he says, is what makes his job so exciting.


Rick Gemma, DO, FACOS,...

Allan M. Boike, DPM, FACFAS: Celebrating a Century of Excellence at KSUCPM

In 1916, Americans danced to the phonograph, John D. Rockefeller became the world’s first billionaire, and more people rode a horse or walked to work than drove or rode in an automobile.


St. Vincent’s Lands National Contract with Employers Centers of Excellence Network

New physicians, expanded services and upgraded facilities took the spotlight in 2015 during St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s 150th anniversary year. Several other projects are still in the works for 2016, including one announced last month: St. Vincent’s has launched the first bariatric surgery program in the nation with the Employers Centers of Excellence Network (ECEN) through the Pacific Business Group on Health. The ECEN is comprised of Fortune 500 companies which have banded together to secure the finest surgical care for their employees at the most reasonable cost.


New Electronic Health Information System to Connect Akron General Partners Physician Group

Recently announced Akron General Health System/Cleveland Clinic initiative includes technology-enabled, collaborative capabilities.