Dr. Cécile Jentner M.D. ABFP

Welcome Dr. Cécile Jentner, our new staff physician at Fairlawn Family Practice.

Dr. Jentner is anxious to share her knowledge of preventative medicine and passion for superior patient care with her patients in our office.

Dr. Jentner has a diverse and interesting medical background. She attended medical school at the University of Paris 7-Denis Diderot, and as a medical student, enjoyed the experience of working in a hospital in Berlin, Germany. She completed her family residency in France, and a second residency in the United States at Akron General Medical Center.

“I choose Family Medicine because I like taking care of a person as a whole and assess health in a global way,” says Dr. Jentner.

During her residency in Akron, Dr. Jentner shadowed Dr. Lefton of Fairlawn Family Practice, and at that time she observed caring nature of doctors and nurses in our office.

The staff at Fairlawn Family Practice is delighted Dr. Jentner decided to join us! .She is now accepting patients and is in the office daily, including evenings on Mondays.

Dr. Jentner grew up in a suburb near Paris, France and is fluent in French and English. She resides in Akron with her husband, Seth, and their son, Jeremy Thomas. She enjoys traveling, pilates, and spending time with family.



Dr. Jentner’s Curriculum Vitae




       July 2010 to June 2013 : Family Medicine Residency at Akron General Medical Center

        Nov 2005 to Oct 2008: Family Medicine Residency Program at University Paris 7- Denis Diderot (Paris, France)

Medical Education

        1998-2005: University Paris 7- Denis Diderot (Paris, France)

October 2008: Medical Doctoral Thesis, Bronze Medal:

Familyquest: Strategies for Obtaining Family History in Medical practice

 May 2009: Diploma of Specialized Studies in Family Medicine

Honor and awards

Ranked 253 out of 4311 medical students in French National Ranking Exam in June 2005

(Equivalent to USMLE Step 2 and 3)


  Step 1 passed in Oct 2009

Step 2 CS passed in Dec 2009

Step 2 CK passed in Jan 2010

     Step 3 passed in 2011

   BLS: February 2012

ACLS: May 2012


Jean-Pierre Aubert, Cécile Jentner, Isabelle Aubin, Pascale Santana, Caroline Huas, Hervé Picard, Michel Nougairede, Alain Eddi, Nadine Coste, Department of General Practice, University Paris 7, Familyquest: strategies for family history-taking in medical practice,  Eur J Intern Med 2009;20 (supplement 1):S49.


French, native tongue       German, fluent        English, fluent


Married, Permanent U.S. Resident

Personal Interests: hiking, reading, Pilates, skiing/snowboarding, ballroom dancing

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