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Dr. Cécile Jentner M.D. ABFP

Dr. Payton’s hours:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday: Off
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: Off

Curriculum Vitae

J. Joseph Payton, D.O., A.B.F.P.
Private Practice of Medicine at:
Fairlawn Family Practice
50 N. Miller Rd.
Akron, OH 44333-3768
Phone: (330) 836-9721


  • Internship and residency in family practice at Akron General Medical Center, 1973-1976
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O., 1973, class Rank #5 / 137
  •  President and founder of Student Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Member of board of Student American Medical Association
  • Member of the Carnegie Commission Study of Health Manpower
  • Testimony to the Rodgers (House) and Kennedy (Senate) committees on health manpower
  • Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, B.A. in biology 1968, Outstanding Senior

Community Service:

  • Akron Civic Theatre Board: 2000-2008
  • Visiting Nurse and Hospice Advisory Board: 1976-present
  • County of Summit Community Mental Health Board: 1988-1994
  • Western Reserve Human Services Board: 1978-1986
  • Blossom Music Center volunteer: 1973-1987
  • Kenley Players volunteer: 1986-1987

Professional Membership:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
  •  Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
  •  Summit chapter of OAFP, past president and delegate
  • American Medical Association
  •  Ohio State Medical Association
  •  Summit County Medical Society, past delegate


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine, 1976-present
  • Volunteer faculty, AGMC Center for Family Medicine, present


  • Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine, Akron General Medical Center, 1989-present
  • Member of Medical Council and secretary/treasurer of medical staff, Akron General Medical Center, 1985-1999
  • Vice Chief of Staff, 1999-2000
  • Chief of Staff, 2000-2001


  • Senior staff, Akron General Medical Center
  • Courtesy staff, Akron Children’s Medical Center
  • Summa Health System
  • Medical staff at Rockynol Retirement Home
  •  Medical Director of Wingsong Extended Care Facility
  • Medical Director of Hickory Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center


  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners (FLEX), 1973
  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000, 2007

About Us

We’re here when you need us. We offer same-day scheduling when you’re ill, and in addition to regular office hours, we see patients on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and also on Saturdays. Call us or visit us today.

General office hours

Monday and Tuesday 9am - 9pm;
Wednesday 9am - 5pm;
Thursday 9am - 9pm;
Friday 9am - 5pm;
Saturday 9am - noon;
Closed on Sunday


Fairlawn Family Practice
50 North Miller Road
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

Fax: 330-836-9627

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