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Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Neighborhood Pediatrics in Lakewood, Ohio, where children come first. We pride ourselves on providing compassionate, comprehensive services to children from birth through adolescence, and we're glad you've chosen us as your child's medical home.

Please take a few moments to read through our website to get a better feel for Neighborhood Pediatrics' capabilities and services. Our website provides you with the important background about our pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioner, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in Lakewood, and other useful information.

Our pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioner believe exceptional care is obtained when there is an on–going relationship between the pediatric care provider and patient. We want to be lifelong partners in your child's health. We achieve this goal by listening to your questions and concerns, and educating you on how to promote a healthy lifestyle for the entire family.

When you choose Neighborhood Pediatrics, you can feel confident that you are teaming with knowledgeable, compassionate pediatric care providers who have dedicated their careers to child–focused health care. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with questions or concerns. Our Lakewood pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioner, and nurturing staff look forward to meeting you and your family.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

    We wish we could give more than 5 stars!!! Absolutely everyone is wonderful and we tell all of our friends to go to Neighborhood Pediatrics. As soon as you walk in, till you leave, and even on the phone, we can tell everyone there cares about our whole family.

    Elle B.

    I having been taking my 2 boys there since they were born. All the docs are great and the staff as well. Very happy with the services there!

    Jaritza D.

    Been going here for almost 15 years! They are the greatest.

    Nikki C.

    Both of my kids have been patients since birth. All the docs on staff are amazing!!!! Nursing staff is excellent, I can't speak highly enough about their practice!!!!

    Kate C.

Meet the Team

  • Dr. Skoch, Dr. Daso, Dr. Lader, Kara Konrad, CPNP, and Kathleen Kress-Farrell, CPNP, are board certified pediatric care providers who bring a comprehensive yet individualistic approach to Neighborhood Pediatrics. To find out more about our providers visit the link provided below.

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Neighborhood Pediatrics

14701 Detroit Ave Suite #250

Cleveland, OH 44107

(216) 221-5901

(216) 221-5881

Hours of Operation

Phone lines open at 8:30am Monday through Friday for appointment scheduling or speaking with a nurse. We are off from noon until 1:00pm for lunch.


8:45 am-5:00 pm


8:45 am-5:00 pm


8:45 am-5:00 pm


8:45 am-5:00 pm


8:45 am-5:00 pm


9:30 am-12:00 pm

December through March