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Cardiology (Heart Health and Surgery)

Expert Care for Your Child's Heart

Our team of pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons provides highly personalized and compassionate care for our young patients and their families. We offer inpatient and ongoing evaluation and treatment of children with suspected or known heart conditions, such as:

  • Congenital and acquired heart disease
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • High blood pressure, high cholesterol and high lipid levels

The department also offers complete diagnostic testing for children and teens, including:

  • EKG & arrhythmia monitoring
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress Testing
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Special laboratory testing (including cholesterol and triglyceride levels)

This specialty is staffed by Akron Children's Hospital physicians at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Make an Appointment:

To schedule an appointment, call 216-778-2222. Patients are seen at:

MetroHealth Medical Center
Outpatient Plaza
Women and Children's Pavilion, First Floor
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
[map and directions]

Pediatric Cardiologists


  JR Bockoven, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Learn more about Dr. JR Bockoven

 
     

  Christine Tracy, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics Pediatric Cardiology

Learn more about Dr. Christine Tracy 
     
    Ira Taub, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics Pediatric Cardiology


 

Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeons

 


  Philip C. Smith, MD, PhD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery

Learn more about Dr. Philip C. Smith

 
     

  Michael L. Spector, MD, FACS
Clinical Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Learn more about Dr. Michael L. Spector

 

 

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