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Greater Akron’s Most Advanced Orthopedic Care

Our orthopedic specialists treat all conditions related to bones, joints, cartilage, ligaments, muscles and tendons with the latest nonsurgical and surgical approaches.

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Comprehensive Orthopedic Care 

Summa Health Orthopedic Institute offers same-day, next-day appointments to help you get on the road to recovery faster. Our orthopedic specialists treat all conditions for bones, joints, cartilage, ligaments, muscles and tendons. Whether your injury is recent or has been getting worse over time, Summa's orthopedic specialists will provide you with treatment options, including the latest nonsurgical and surgical approaches.

Nonsurgical Treatments

Our nonsurgical orthopedic specialists (primary care sports medicine physicians) have extensive experience caring for children, adolescents and adults. They care for athletes and non-athletes, and can help them recover from injuries. Learn more about our latest nonsurgical treatments.

Surgical Treatments

Our orthopedic surgeons treat your condition with modern, less invasive techniques which provide better results for our patients. Our care team focuses on your recovery to help you return to the activities you enjoy. Learn about some of the newer techniques.


Your recovery is important to us. Our orthopedic specialists and care team coordinate your care with Summa’s physical therapists, occupational therapists and athletic trainers to develop a recovery plan to help you reach your goals. We have eight locations located throughout the region to make recovery convenient for you. Learn more about how we help you recover and return to the activities you enjoy.

Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification

The Joint Commission award

The Summa Health Joint Replacement Center of Excellence recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The certification, offered in collaboration with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, focuses on the pre-surgical orthopedic consultation to the intraoperative, hospitalization or ambulatory surgical center admission, rehabilitation activities, and follow-up visit with the orthopedic surgeon. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects Summa Health’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. Learn more about the Joint Replacement Center of Excellence.

John sliding into home plate

Vital for All of Life’s Curveballs

John’s chronic hip pain was hindering his life and, especially, his ability on the baseball field. Fortunately, he complained to the right guy – his team catcher who also happens to be chair of the Summa Health Orthopedic Institute. Now John has a second wind – and is rounding the bases on a new hip.


We provide the highest-quality orthopedic services with both surgical and nonsurgical options.

Meet the Team

The Summa Health Orthopedic Institute is one of the fastest-growing orthopedic groups in the region.


Our offices are conveniently located throughout the Greater Akron area for easy, timely access to appointments.


Options to Request an Appointment

If your situation is an emergency, call 911.