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For Release: October 4, 2012

Jim Gosky 330.344.6083,
Kelly Ward-Smith 330.848.6206,

Akron General Physician Group Expands Staff

Akron General Partners Physician Group (PPG) recently welcomed new physicians in a number of different specialties that strengthen its already comprehensive ranks.

Akron General Medical Center and Lodi Community Hospital:
William Papouras, MD Dr. Papouras specializes in general surgery and trauma at Akron General Medical Center and Lodi Community Hospital, including endoscopy, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, anti-reflux surgery and trauma. Dr. Papouras graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo and completed his residency requirements at Akron General Medical Center. New patients are welcome. Please call 330-344-7200.

Akron General Women’s Care:
George Drake, III, DO Dr. Drake specializes in obstetrics and gynecology at Akron General Women’s Care. He offers expert care in abnormal bleeding, endometriosis, fibroids, infertility, menopause management, normal and high risk deliveries, pelvic pain and prolapse, and urinary incontinence management. Dr. Drake is trained in minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery, which may help reduce pain, scarring and length of hospital stay. He graduated from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency requirements at Charleston Area Medical Center. Dr. Drake sees patients at Akron General Women’s Care, 224 W. Exchange St., Suite 420, Akron. New patients are welcome. Please call 330-344-7765.


Akron General Health System is proud of its primary care and specialty physicians, as well as the quality of medical service provided. For more information or to find a Partners Physician Group doctor for your healthcare needs please visit

About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 511-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area's largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Development Foundation. Akron General has earned the prestigious National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 14 out of 16 years. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio and Becker’s Hospital Review named Akron General Medical Center one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit About Us.

Date Updated: 09-SEP-2013

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