Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Pediatric Physiatrist

Akron, OH
Physical Medicine & Rehab

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Akron Children’s Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join  our team within our expanding NeuroDevelopmental Science Center (NDSC).   This physician, will join a group of three pediatric physiatrists, and will play an integral role in the expansion of an established pediatric rehab program, including outpatient clinics, day rehabilitation, and inpatient practice in our 5-bed inpatient unit.   

The selected candidate will enjoy call of 1:4 weeks, with advance practice providers covering weekend call.  Current clinic offerings include a Myelodysplasia clinic, Neuromuscular clinic, Traumatic Brain Injury clinic, Brachial Plexus clinic, Neuro-oncology clinic and a Spasticity program.  In addition to providing electives to our pediatric residents, beginning in March 2017, we have been designated the Pediatric site for the University Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program. 

Under the direction of Dr. Bruce Cohen, the NDSC brings together 5 pediatric specialties – Physiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neurobehavioral Health, in one physical and functional unit to deliver the best outcomes and quality of life for patients.  This outstanding opportunity is a clinical position with appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University encouraged.  We are fully integrated with the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and have full PhD, Pharm D, statistical and nursing support for clinical research.  We also have a PhD within the NDSC who assists all members with protocol inception, design, conduct and publication.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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