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About Akron General

My Health. My Life.

It’s not just business, it’s personal. We recognize how important your healthcare and wellness are to you and your family. A healthy body, mind and spirit are keys to quality of life. Your healthcare and wellness goals are personal to us, and we want you to know that we are here to listen. Your confidence and trust have helped Akron General remain a caring partner in our community for nearly 100 years and counting. See our 100 year celebration!

Our philosophy of relentless commitment and understanding, carried out by nearly 7,000 employees, physicians, medical professionals and volunteers, has helped us in meeting the healthcare needs of more than 1.2 million people throughout Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne counties.

We are committed to dialog with our patients and their families. By taking the time to listen to their needs, we are able to treat them individually by educating them on how to get better and stay well and working together for a healthier tomorrow. It’s your health. It’s your life.

1 Akron General Avenue (Formerly 400 Wabash Avenue)
Akron, Ohio 44307

Akron General Health System brings together a network of health care facilities and staff with a rich heritage of exceptional care. Akron General Health System has been a member of VHA since 1982.


Mission, Values and Vision

Our Mission:
To improve the health and lives of the people and communities we serve.

Our Values:
Be Nice, Work Hard, Accommodate, Communicate

Akron General Health System is an inspired community of caring persons committed to health and healing. We passionately pursue excellence in medical education and lifelong learning for ourselves and the communities we serve. This unparalleled commitment will assure superb outcomes, extraordinary service, and exceptional performance.


2015 Statistics

Births: 3,074
Admissions: 25,873
Surgical Procedures (main): 12,770
Emergency Department Visits (main): 57,399
LifeStyles Members: 16,206


Akron General Health System
Board of Trustees 2016

Mark Lerner, Chair
Timothy Fitzwater, Vice Chair
Roberta Aber
Sonia Alemagno, PhD
Dean Asimes
Ken Babby
Rev. Karen Ballard
Lawrence Barger, DO
Marlene Berkheimer
Paula Bauer, MD
Gregory Bean
Bambi Beshire
Charles Billow
Raymond Bologna, MD
Jack Bradford, MD
Todd Breaux, MD
David Brockman
Michael Caporale
John Carpas
Mary Beth Carroll
Theresa Carter
Dennis Chack
Brian Cherkala
Mark Clark
Steve Clifford
Robert Cooper
John Coyne
James Couse
Laura Culp
Elliot Davidson, MD
Carla Davis
Krista Dobronos
William Downing
Richard Fedorovich
Andrew Fenton, MD
William Feth
Jeff Floyd
Jody Gildersleeve
Jordan Grossman, MD
Daniel Guyton, MD
Pastor Jean Hansen
Richard Harris
Anthony Hayek, MD
Mark Horattas, MD
Ann Huston
Cindy Johnson
J. Stephen Jones, MD
Robert Knapp
Dana Kocis
William Kurtz, MD
George Litman, MD
Maragret “Peggy” Lloyd
Dee Lowery
William Lowery
Georges Markarian, MD
John Meilinger, DDS
Tim Merryweather
Pam Miller
Diane Miller-Dawson
Jeffrey Moore, MD
Colin Moorehead, MD
Mark Mosley
Karen Mullen
Anthony O’Leary
Rory O’Neil
Alan Papa
William Parry
John Pedersen, MD
Eugene Pfister, MD
Linda Randall
Joe Remington
Jim Rice
Bob Redman
Rev. Sandy Selby
Kimberly Sheets, DO
Stan Sieniawski
Kathy Stafford, PhD
Lance Talmage, MD
Thomas Thompson, MD
J. Bret Treier
Anthony Tricomi
Captain Sylvia Trundle
Kristie Van Auken
Harold White, MD

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