Summa Akron City Hospital, part of Summa Health System, was founded in 1892 in Akron, Ohio, United States. From the first accredited radiology department in the country to the first adult open heart surgery in Akron (and one of the first in the country), Summa Akron City Hospital has achieved national recognition as a healthcare provider.
Summa Akron City Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Certified Stroke Center. Its obstetrics care is nationally recognized for quality.
In 2010, Summa Akron City and St. Thomas Hospitals were awarded Magnet recognition by American Nurses Credentialing Center. Only six percent of hospitals in the United States are recognized as Magnet hospitals.
Summa Akron City Hospital is known for advancements in geriatric medicine, hospice and palliative care, women's health, bariatrics, oncology, orthopaedics and cardiology.
Its services also include: cardiothoracic surgery; critical care; diagnostic imaging; digestive diseases; gastroenterology; medical and surgical services; neurology; obstetrics and gynecology; pain management; pulmonary care; radiology; rehabilitation services; sleep disorders; occupational, physical, recreational and speech therapy; urology and vascular.