If he could do it all over again, Dr. Akbar Shah would still be a cardiologist. “If I could do it 10 times over again, it would be the same,” said the 51-year-old native of Pakistan, one of 18 physicians who make up Cardiovascular Consultants, headquartered in Aultman Hospital.
Dr. Ericka Glass Johnson, an orthopaedic surgeon, relishes putting things back together. Johnson, an orthopaedic traumatologist at Spectrum Orthopaedics, grew up in Tuscarawas County around the family business, Glass Lumber.
Dr. Steven M. Kelly, a general surgeon, is driven in life by a pair of passions—family and career. “It’s a continuous evolution, trying to balance my work, which I’m very passionate about, with the activities of my kids, for which I’m equally passionate.”
Ask a doc today about the “ER” and he will correct you. Originally, the ER, or emergency room, at a hospital was literally a kind of room. Most hospitals didn’t have a department for emergency medicine.
The birthing center at Aultman Hospital is arguably the happiest place in the entire facility. Cuddly, cute newborns enter the world. Parents and relatives share tender moments with babies and one another. Congratulatory handshakes and hugs are the norm.