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At 343,000 square feet and seven stories high, the new patient tower is the new front door to Summa Health – Akron Campus. It’s also home to:

Ground Floor

Pre-Admission Testing

At Summa Health, safety is our primary concern. Pre-admission testing consists of a medical history, physical exam and tests to ensure that a patient is medically cleared for a planned surgery. 

Dr. Gary B. and Pamela S. Williams Center for Breast Health

The new Breast Center offers 12 private exam rooms and a multidisciplany team of caregivers to streamline all aspects of patient care, from imaging to diagnosis and treatment. Advanced 3D tomosynthesis and dedicated MRI technologies deliver the most accurate imaging in the industry. 

Multi-Purpose Conference Center

Featuring an open reception area, the new Summa Health Conference Center serves as a premiere community resource for hosting global speakers, meetings, lectureships, symposia and trainings. Advanced features include state-of-the-art teleconferencing and audio visual technology. 

First Floor

Same Day Surgery Center

Our Same Day Surgery Center assembles Summa Health's nationally recognized care in a convenient, easy-to-access location. Here, patients can be admitted and undergo surgery in the same day.

Second Floor

Akron Children’s Hospital NICU at Summa

This 22-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a designated level three perinatal facility, capable of caring for premature and critically ill newborn babies. With neonatologists, neonatal nurses and respiratory therapists, we can provide highly comprehensive care 24 hours a day.  

Birthing Center

Our new birthing center features 17 labor and delivery rooms with options for hydrotherapy tubs, as well as a dedicated triage area, three operating rooms and a suite of recovery rooms for surgical deliveries. We also provide a comfortable reception area for families to welcome their newest member.

Third Floor

The third floor has no public access and is comprised entirely of mechanical equipment. 

Fourth Floor

Private Mother and Baby Rooms

Reflecting our certification as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility, our 36 private mother and baby rooms foster bonding in a secure and comfortable environment with the support of nurses and an on-site lactation specialist. A newborn observation area and family lounge are also located on the floor.

Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Floors

Our private medical surgery inpatient rooms ­provide a personal healing environment for recovery, minimizing the risk of infection. Welcoming reception areas provide peaceful, light-filled spaces for family and friends to visit outside patient rooms.

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