January 7, 2021: Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons perform area’s first facial reanimation procedure 

Derek Cody, M.D., a Crystal Clinic plastic and reconstructive surgeon, has performed the area’s first functional free-tissue transfer procedure to treat facial paralysis caused by damage to the nerves that control facial movement. 

November 2, 2020: Crystal Clinic QuickCare now open in Kent
Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center now offers QuickCare services at their expanded outpatient clinic in Kent to provide immediate care for orthopaedic and sports injuries without an appointment. 

December 1, 2020: Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center welcomes specialists in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics
Physiatrists James Klejka, M.D., and Travis Cleland, D.O., will enhance the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.

September 9, 2020:  Following a major expansion, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center’s medical clinic in Kent now offers physical and occupational therapy services 

The addition of these services allows patients in Portage County and surrounding communities to receive the rehabilitative care they need for the treatment of orthopaedic injuries or conditions in one convenient location.

September 3, 2020: Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons’ Derek Cody, M.D., FACS, expands his practice to Beachwood 

Dr. Cody specializes in complex reconstructive microsurgery, including microsurgical breast reconstruction and facial reanimation, as well as aesthetic surgery of the face and body. 

September 2, 2020: Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center welcomes Jordan Etscheidt, M.D.  

Dr. Etscheidt is accepting new patients at Crystal Clinic’s Canton and Wadsworth locations.

August 20, 2020: Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Receives Five-Star Designation in Patient Experience from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center has earned the five-star rating in patient experience from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), reinforcing its leadership position as a provider of Nationally-Renowned Orthopaedic CareTM.

July 7, 2020: Arthroscopic Techniques Developed at Crystal Clinic Are Now Used Worldwide in Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic surgeons at Crystal Clinic are at the forefront of developing advanced, minimally invasive techniques for patients and providing training to other surgeons around the globe in their use.

April 9, 2020: New Telehealth Service from Crystal Clinic Allows Patients to Receive Non-Emergency Care from the Safety and Comfort of Home

Patients can now connect with Crystal Clinic orthopaedic and reconstructive specialists via their smartphone, table, laptop or desktop computer.

March 26, 2020: Crystal Clinic QuickCare for Orthopaedic Injuries Provides More Sensible Alternative to Emergency Rooms and Urgent Cares

Immediate orthopaedic care helps patients avoid crowds, wait times and exposure in the ER or urgent care, especially during COVID-19 pandemic.

January 23, 2020: Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center in Kent is Expanding

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center's medical clinic in Kent, Ohio, is undergoing a major expansion that will more than double the size of the existing facility to accommodate new services, while enhancing existing services.

January 21, 2020: Crystal Clinic Surgeons Perform Area's First Shoulder Level Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Procedure

The surgery, which was performed by hand and upper extremity surgeon, John Dietrich, M.D., and plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Derek Cody, M.D., offers hope to patients who have had arm or leg amputations.

Innovations Developed at Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Offer Improved Outcomes in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Crystal Clinic's foot and ankle team collaborate in the research, development and use of widely accepted, patented surgical implants and new techniques to improve patient outcomes, while advancing care in foot and ankle surgery.

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center to build new hospital facility

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, a physician-owned, major orthopaedic specialty hospital located in Northeast Ohio, today announced plans to construct a new specialty orthopaedic facility on Embassy Parkway in Fairlawn, Ohio. The new 60-bed state-of-the-art hospital facility will transform patient care and is expected to open in mid-2020.

QuickCare Now at Crystal Clinic Canton Office

On Nov. 18, Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center began offering QuickCare walk-in orthopaedic care at the newest outpatient office in Canton.

Dr. Shayda Mirhaidari joins Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Shayda Mirhaidari, M.D., has joined Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons and is now seeing patients at the new Canton clinic.

Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons to Host Third Annual Pink Runway Event

To educate and empower those facing breast cancer, Crystal Clinic Plastic Surgeons will host its third annual Pink Runway event on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Bradley’s Catering, 507 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road in Fairlawn.

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Advances Care with Regenerative Medicine Combined with Minimally Invasive Techniques

Two surgical innovations developed by Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center are advancing care for patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and cartilage loss in joints through the use of biologic therapy. Developed by pediatric orthopaedist Paul R. Fleissner Jr., M.D., these minimally invasive techniques promote higher success rates and shortened recovery time.

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Expands to Broadview Heights

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is opening a new office in Broadview Heights, located at 1 Eagle Valley Court, Suite 101. The orthopaedic, plastic and reconstructive clinic, which is the hospital’s first specialty clinic location in Cuyahoga County, will open on September 16.

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Expands to Canton

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is opening a new office in Canton, located at 4466 Fulton Drive NW. The orthopaedic, plastic and reconstructive clinic, which is the hospital’s first specialty clinic location in Stark County, will open on September 16.

Crystal Clinic Surgeons Publish Paper on New Endoscopic Hamstring Repair

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center surgeons Jovan Laskovski, M.D. and Ryan Urchek, M.D. are pleased to announce that they have recently developed a new, minimally invasive technique for endoscopic hamstring repair.  And their new procedure was recently published by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Now Offering Highly Advanced Robotic-Arm Assisted Knee Replacement Procedures with Stryker's Mako System

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is one of the first hospitals in Northeast Ohio to offer robotic-arm assisted partial and total knee replacements with Stryker’s Mako System.  This highly advanced robotic technology adds to our ability to successfully replace knee joints and will now enable our surgeons to have an additional tool for the difficult knee joint problems requiring more predictable accuracy.

Six Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America® Annual List

Six physicians from Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, a physician-owned hospital, were named to the prestigious 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America° list. Gordon Bennett, MD; Richard Brower, MD; David Kay, MD; Jeffrey Noble, MD; William Pakan, MD; and T.J. Reilly, MD were selected.  

Crystal Clinic Surgeon Offers New Option for Correcting Bunions: MICA technique offers quicker recovery, less pain 

Thanks to a new surgical tool that’s recently become available in the United States, people who have bunions now have another option for correcting them. The Minimally Invasive Chevron Akin (MICA) technique uses a specially designed high-speed cutting instrument that allows surgeons, like Crystal Clinic’s Dr. David Kay, to make smaller incisions than what was previously possible.

Crystal Clinic Welcomes William Scully, MD

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is pleased to announce the addition of William Scully, MD, to its Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson and Streetsboro locations. He is currently accepting new patients with office visits beginning on Monday, August 6, 2018. 

Crystal Clinic Promotes Scott Sinick to Director of Rehabilitation Services

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Scott Sinick, PT, DPT to director of rehabilitation services.

Crystal Clinic Surgeon Develops New Technique to Treat Lateral Hip Pain

Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center surgeon, Dr. Jovan Laskovski, has developed a new surgical technique to repair tears to the abductor tendons that commonly cause lateral hip pain. His technique was published in February 2018’s The Arthroscopy Techniques Journal.

Crystal Clinic Surgeon Curt Noel, MD Helps Design State-of-the-Art Shoulder Prosthesis

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center surgeon Curtis Noel, M.D. was a member of the Exactech design team that developed the Equinoxe® Stemless Shoulder, a state-of-the-art bone conserving and canal sparing prosthesis that is compatible with the Equinoxe® Shoulder System.  Exactech, a leading developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the Equinoxe® Stemless Shoulder.

LeBron James Family Foundation Partnership

The LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF) and Northeast Ohio’s Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center have partnered to provide all active I PROMISE students and families convenient access to critical orthopaedic and healthcare services as well as other resources throughout the year. As part of the partnership, Crystal Clinic’s staff will provide monthly healthcare clinics and critical preventative education for all I PROMISE families, annual student-athlete physicals and expedited access to primary care for I Promise School students, and athletic trainers for all LJFF-sanctioned sporting events. Additionally, Crystal Clinic will host LJFF’s 10th grade experience outing exposing students to career opportunities in the medical field.

Dr. Nathan Monaco joins Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Summit Hand

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is pleased to announce the addition of Nathan Monaco, MD, to its Summit Hand practice. He begins seeing patients on Monday, August 21, 2017.

Dr. Jonathan Kase joins Crystal Clinic's Medina Office

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Jonathan Kase will be expanding his current practice to its Medina office as of June 1, 2017. He joined Crystal Clinic’s Wadsworth location in October 2011 and will continue seeing patients there, as well.

Crystal Clinic QuickCare to offer extended hours

The Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center announces that QuickCare, its rapid care facility which serves those with orthopaedic injuries and chronic musculo-skeletal injuries, now offers extended hours at both its locations in Montrose at 3975 Embassy Parkway, Ste. 003, in Akron and 1622 East Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Suite 201, in Green. The rapid care facility is now open 10am – 9pm Monday through Friday and from 8am – 2pm Saturdays.