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University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center Welcomes Two Rainbow Pediatricians

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

ELYRIA – University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center is proud to welcome two new Pediatricians to its roster: Carmen K. Hansford, MD, FAAP and Lynne Romero, MD, FAAP. The physicians, who are with University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, have started a new practice called Elyria Pediatric Care, located within the Gates Medical Building adjacent to UH Elyria Medical Center. Patients will be seen at this location starting April 2, 2014.

Drs. Hansford and Romero have been practicing in Lorain County for many years, and have built solid reputations for their knowledge, skill, and most of all, compassion for the children in their care. Both physicians provide comprehensive pediatric care for infants and children through the teen years, and offer access to specialists at UH as well as Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Hansford is board certified in Pediatrics and completed a fellowship in addiction medicine at University Hospitals and a fellowship in neonatal perinatal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Romero is board certified in Pediatrics and completed her pediatric residency at New York Medical College. Both physicians are members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

New patients are welcome, and all major insurances are accepted. To make an appointment with either Dr. Hansford or Dr. Romero, please call Elyria Pediatric Care at 440-323-0258. Their office is located in the Gates Medical Building at 125 East Broad Street, Suite 302, Elyria.

About University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

Founded in 1908, University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center is a 387-licensed bed hospital system with additional campuses in Amherst (University Hospitals Amherst Health Center), Avon (University Hospitals Avon Health Center) and Sheffield (University Hospitals Sheffield Health Center), along with medical offices in Grafton, North Ridgeville and Westlake. Part of the University Hospitals health system, UH Elyria Medical Center offers patients access to UH Case Medical Center, a nationally recognized academic medical center, as well as programs from internationally recognized centers of excellence such as UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and UH Seidman Cancer Center. UH Elyria Medical Center is one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for 3 Years in a Row (2012-2014) and is ranked among the top 5% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014). In addition, UH Elyria was named a 13-time “NorthCoast 99 Top Employer” by the Employers’ Resource Council. For more information, visit www.UHhospitals.org/Elyria.

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