At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie cares for children with congenital orthopaedic conditions, diseases of the bones, joints and muscles, and problems resulting from orthopaedic injuries.

Our physicians ensure that the finest, most up-to-date medical care is made available to our patients. Many physicians hold teaching appointments to area universities. In addition, the Erie Shriners medical center team is further strengthened by the expertise and experience of our clinical staff that includes care management, nursing, child life, clinical dietitian, occupational therapy, physical therapy and radiology staff.

Medical Director
W. Timothy Ward, M.D.

Associate Medical Director
Ozgur Dede, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery
Patrick P. Bosch, M.D.
Mary Beth Cermak, M.D.
Corinna Franklin, M.D.
John D. Lubahn, M.D.
Michael P. McClincy, M.D.
Sarah Nossov, M.D.
Z. Deniz Olgun, M.D.
Joshua Pahys, M.D.

Orthopaedics
James R. Macielak, M.D.

Physiatry
Richard A. Goldberg, D.O.

Urology
Justine M. Schober, M.D.

Anesthesiology
J. David Albert, II, M.D.
Eric Bernstein, M.D.
Scott Stevens, D.O.
William Stevens, D.O.