University Hospitals Portage Medical Center is a 117-staffed-bed hospital located in Ravenna, Ohio, United States, that serves the residents of Portage County and surrounding communities. Affiliated with University Hospitals of Cleveland, the hospital includes an urgent care facility, surgery center, comprehensive imaging facilities, and a network of physician practices. It offers surgical, women's and emergency services, as well as cancer and respiratory care. It was founded in 1894 as White Hospital and became the Portage County Hospital in 1917. From 1932–2015 it was known as Robinson Memorial Hospital.
Excruciating back pain, caused by arthritis and a worn out disc, slowed a normally active, Sharon Frye. UH Orthopedic Surgeon, Robert Berkowitz, MD, performed the minimally invasive spine surgery that returned Sharon to her active life. To learn more: https://goo.gl/v4bpBn
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Berkowitz, click here: https://goo.gl/MDj1N1
Dr. Lolita McDavid appeared on WOIO-TV's medical news segment called 'Put a Doc on the Clock'. She spoke to hosts Romona Robinson and Mark Nolan about talking to children when anxieties may run high over major events such as 9/11 and natural disasters.
Christine Kaiser of University Hospitals Connor Integrative Health Network demonstrates how acupuncture can help alleviate pain and reduce the need for opioids. Call (216) 285-4070 for more information
Teen cancer survivor Danielle shares her inspirational story with Corian® Design at UH Rainbow's Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute.
To learn more about the Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute visit, http://bit.ly/1KLMM2i.
Highlights from UH Seidman Cancer Center's Five Star Sensation, which raised almost $2 million for cancer research and programs. Five Star featured 80 chefs and vintners from around North America and has raised $20 million since its inception in 1987
University Hospitals is the first hospital system in Ohio to livestream stroke assessments from the ambulance to the ER to expedite stroke treatment. Paramedics use an iPad while performing a detailed stroke exam while the ER physician observes (https://goo.gl/4hjPyt). Since minutes matter in a brain attack, the team is ready to give clot-busting tPA when the patient arrives, yielding remarkable r...