Douglas L. Lefton, M.D. ABFP

Dr. Lefton’s hours:
Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: off
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 6 p.m-9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Curriculum Vitae
1999-present: Family practice physician, Fairlawn Family Practice.
1996-1999:  Family Practice Residency Program, Barberton Citizen’s Hospital, Barberton, Ohio.
1992-1996:  Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.
1976-1992:  Journalist at several publications, including the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the American Medical News.
1972-1976:  Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota. BA in English, 1976.

Special Honors
Special service award for 2010 from the Summit County Medical Society
Voted one of the 10 best doctors in Summit County by Akron Beacon Journal readers, 2009

Additional Responsibilities

  • Medical Director, skilled unit, Arbors at Fairlawn (extended care facility)
  • Council member, Summit County Medical Society

Professional Memberships 

  • American Medical Association
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Summit County Medical Society

American Board of Family Practice, 1999; recertified, 2005

Hospital Privileges 

  • Summa Health System
  • Akron General Medical Center