Summa Health System

01/10/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2018 02:32

Summa Health Orthopedic Cancer Specialist Now in Medina

AKRON, Ohio, January 10, 2018 - Scott Weiner, M.D., one of only seven orthopedic oncologists in the state of Ohio, is now offering his specialized services at the Summa Health Medina Medical Center, 3780 Medina Road.

Dr. Weiner, who has been practicing orthopedic oncology for 25 years at Summa Health and is chair of the health system's Department of Orthopedic Surgery, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of primary benign and malignant tumors of the bones. His practice is exclusively dedicated to orthopedic oncology and he is skilled in treating metastatic cancer, bone sarcomas, soft tissue sarcomas, pediatric bone and muscle tumors, as well as benign tumors.

All care provided by Dr. Weiner in Medina is coordinated through the Summa Health Cancer Institute, which gives patients full access to comprehensive treatment options and, if necessary, leading-edge clinical trials.

'I am thrilled to expand my practice to Medina,' said Dr. Weiner. 'There is a clear need for these specialized services for the residents of Medina and neighboring communities.'

Appointments with Dr. Weiner may be made by calling 330.835.5533.

Dr. Weiner, who also serves as medical director for the Summa Orthopedic Institute, received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Summa's Akron City Hospital and earned a fellowship from the University of Florida. A widely published physician, Dr. Weiner is a professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University and director of Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology for Akron Children's Hospital, a position he has held since 1994.

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