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About Us

Summa Health is an integrated nonprofit healthcare delivery system that provides coordinated, value-based care across the continuum for the people and populations we serve.

One of Ohio’s Largest Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems 

Summa Health – headquartered in Akron, Ohio – is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in the state. Formed in 1989 with the merger of Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals, our nonprofit system has 8,000+ employees; nearly 1,000 credentialed physicians; and buildings and facilities totaling more than 3 million square feet across all our campuses.

Together, Summa Health encompasses a network of:
Community-based health centers
A health insurance entity
A multi-specialty group practice
Research and medical education
A Foundation

Unwavering Commitment to Quality

Providing superior, multi-specialty patient care, medical research and continuing medical education, Summa Health is consistently ranked one of the best healthcare providers in the country. We even have been honored with the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, which places Summa Health among the top two percent of all hospitals for clinical care and patient outcomes.  

Service Throughout the Region

Summa Health provides services to a five-county area – Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne – within Northeast Ohio. With medical services organized under the umbrella of Summa Health System, we have served millions of patients in comprehensive acute, critical, emergency, urgent care, outpatient and long-term/home-care settings.

This includes representing more than 1,000 licensed inpatient beds in the following clinical settings (as of December 31, 2019):

Summa Health System - Akron Campus

Summa Health System – Akron Campus

including Level 1 Trauma Emergency

Summa Health System - Barberton Campus

Summa Health System – Barberton Campus

including Emergency

Medina Surgery Center in NE Ohio

Summa Health Medina Surgery Center

Summa Health Rehab Hospital

Summa Rehab Hospital

A Wide Variety of Medical Services

All of our services include integrated and coordinated care in an effort to positively impact the health of our entire community.

Digestive Health

Digestive Health

Patient-centered care for conditions that affect the intake and digestion of food and other nutrients.

Mental Health

Treatment and patient-centered care for a broad range of behavioral health conditions.

Joint Pain


Customized treatment options in virtually every orthopedic specialty area.

Sleep medicine

Sleep Medicine

Comprehensive sleep services to diagnose and treat a variety of sleep disorders and conditions.

Weight loss options

Weight Management

Surgical and nonsurgical solutions to help you successfully manage your weight.

Web Banner-Womens Maternity

Women's Health

Comprehensive women’s health services, including gynecology, maternity and pelvic health care.

Full Continuum of Care

Summa Health is committed to offering a full continuum of compassionate coordinated care. Our services follow patients from preventive care through medical incidents, rehabilitation and maintenance. With care being coordinated among all of our providers – primary physicians, surgeons, therapists, etc. – conditions have a greater chance of being detected and treated earlier, which typically result in better outcomes for our patients.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

The commitments which drive our compassionate care.

Our History

Summa Health is one of the largest Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in Ohio.

Career Opportunities

You can take pride in knowing that your work directly impacts the health and wellness of our community.


Options to Request an Appointment

If your situation is an emergency, call 911.