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Summa Health to Celebrate Opening of Tallmadge Medical Center

Date: 08/07/2019

August 31 event features tours, ribbon-cutting and much more

AKRON, OH, August 7, 2019 — Summa Health will celebrate the opening of its new medicalcenter in the city of Tallmadge with a free open house on Saturday, August 31, from 10 a.m. to1 p.m. at the medical center, 60 North Avenue.

The event, which will be held rain or shine, features a brief program at 11 a.m. followed by aribbon-cutting ceremony. Tours of the two-story facility and refreshments will be offered.Plenty of free parking is available at the site.

The Summa Health Tallmadge Medical Center officially opens for patients on Thursday,September 5. Medical services being offered there include:

  • Family and Internal Medicine, including general adult medicine, pediatrics, specialevaluations and procedures
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, including nonsurgical orthopedic treatment, generalorthopedics and joint pain
  • General Cardiology services and heart failure management• Imaging services, including X-ray, mammography and bone density scans
  • Lab services

“We are incredibly excited to bring our personal healthcare closer to the residents of Tallmadgeand the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Jeffrey Bachtel, a Summa Health Family Medicinespecialist who has practiced in his hometown of Tallmadge for more than 35 years. “We’veexpanded our services in this beautiful new building and look forward to meeting thecommunity’s healthcare needs.”

About Summa Health

Summa Health is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and the Summa Health Foundation, we are nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa’s clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit or find us on Facebook at and Twitter,

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