Summa Surgical Services
Summa Health System board-certified surgeons offer minimally invasive surgical techniques implementing cutting-edge technology and programs such as robotic-assisted surgery, a Telemedical Center, bariatric surgery and bloodless surgery. The team performs more than 47,000 surgeries each year on both an inpatient and outpatient basis at Summa Akron City Hospital, Summa St. Thomas Hospital, Summa Barberton Hospital, Summa Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital, Summa Western Reserve Hospital, Specialty Surgery Center locations, and Summa affiliate Robinson Memorial Hospital.
The Bariatric Care Center offers a comprehensive approach to weight loss. Our program includes medical (nonsurgical) and minimally invasive surgical components. The Center is modeled after the standards of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) and Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and has been an American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Center of Excellence since 2007.
Summa Body Sculpting Center offers body contouring procedures to tighten skin safely and effectively. All procedures are performed by a plastic surgeon that is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Summa’s Orthopaedic services are renowned for innovation and excellence for the treatment of conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system including total joint, spine, knee, ankle and rotator. In 2009, Summa and Crystal Clinic Orthopedics partnered and heightened the attention of two nationally recognized service offerings.
Summa Health System’s Ophthalmology Center provides diagnostic testing, laser surgical procedures and minor microsurgical procedures to treat a wide range of ocular problems, such as cataracts, glaucoma, retina and corneal pathology.