Medical Facility News

Northeast Ohio Nephrology Associates: A Legacy of Quality Care

How can a specialty physician group thrive for 30 years — while remaining independent? Joseph Zarconi, MD, of Northeast Ohio Nephrology Associates (NEONA) was asked this question. And he had no trouble answering it.

“Quality care is our highest priority,” he said. “It’s a commitment that...


Akron Children’s Hospital Helps Kids and Caregivers Breathe Easier, Expands Pulmonary Services and Facilities


(L-R): Jyoti Krishna, MD, Director of Sleep Medicine; Starla Martinez, MD, Director of The Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center; and Rajeev Bhatia, MD, Medical Director, Clinical Exercise Physiology, at Akron Children’s Hospital. Photo by Ken Love Photography, Copley, OH.

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World Class Epilepsy Care Now at Cleveland Clinic Akron General


An Adult Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at Cleveland Clinic Akron General opened last year. Shown here are team members Camille Goldberg, RN, and Gregory Bilowsky, RN, CNRN.

Epilepsy can be a “hidden” health problem. First, it is difficult and often slow to diagnose since many other...


University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Receives Verification for Level I Trauma Center

The Level I trauma center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center recently received verification from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the organization that establishes criteria ensuring trauma care capability and institutional performance. Open since the end of 2015,...


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...


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....