Nicholas Sherock has been providing compassionate medical care to women since 1994. Having completed his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989, Dr. Sherock then went on to do a one-year general osteopathic internship at Doctors' Hospital of Stark County. His residency in obstetrics and gynecology was earned during 1990 through 1994. Upon completing residency in 1994, Dr. Sherock joined the physicians of Atrium OB/GYN, Inc. in Canton, Ohio. Dr. Sherock entered into his solo practice in October 2010. Dr. Sherock, along with Richele Thompson, CNP, CNM, formed my OB/GYN in the early part of 2015. my OB/GYN has offices in The Willard Smucker Building in Orrville, Ohio as well as the Massillon Office, on the second floor of the Healthplan Building in downtown Massillon.
Dr. Sherock has an outstanding reputation of being a caring physician that takes the time to truly listen to his patients. He believes that it is critical to the physician-patient relationship that a cooperative environment be created between patients and their physician. He feels that this is the only way to map out an individualized, holistic approach to the health care needs of each and every one of his patients.
Dr. Sherock offers routine gynecologic and obstetrical care as well as having an expertise in aesthetic medicine. His open minded approach offers everything from Botox® to water births. He has developed an excellent reputation for minimally invasive surgery and is sought out for single incision laparoscopic hysterectomies, as well as other minimally invasive options. He is open to complimentary medical therapies and often combines traditional and alternative choices for many of his eligible patients.
Dr. Sherock has been described as a "true artist" when it comes to cosmetic neurotoxin and filler injections. His technique involves a natural appearing result with minimal discomfort. His approach keeps many clients returning time after time for trusted results.
Richele Thompson received her master's in Women's Health in 2004 and worked as Women's Health Nurse Practitioner in the area for the last eight years. She pursued and obtained a post-masters certificate as a Certified Nurse-Midwife in 2013. She has a passion for supporting women's individual choices throughout the lifespan, especially providing support during labor and delivery. Richele can provide care to healthy women during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum with options including water births. Richele also performs Pap tests, breast exams, contraception and family planning options, and treatment of bladder and vaginal infections.
She was raised in South Louisiana and has been an Ohio resident for the last 16 years. She is married to Trent Thompson and has two children, Dominick and Delaney. She enjoys reading great fiction and scrapbooking.
She is thrilled to join my OB/GYN, the office of Dr. Sherock.
Kari Akers received her master's degree in nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2014 from the Medical University of South Carolina and has worked in both emergency medicine as well as primary care since 2014 as a certified nurse practitioner. Kari also has a master's degree in public health, as well as a bachelor's degree in both nursing, as well as health promotion. She has been drawn to this field and really enjoys caring for women across the lifespan to feel their best. Kari can provide care for men and women of any age, patients who benefit from hormone injections, as well as pregnant and postpartum women.
Kari was raised in rural Washington state and has been an Ohio resident for five years. Kari is married to Pete Akers, who was born and raised in Orrville, OH. They have three children: Easton, Sadie and Grace. She enjoys working on their small farm, gardening and woodworking.
Megan Leadbetter is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master's degree in 2016 from Malone University. She has previously worked in an integrative clinic with Chiropractors, Ortho and physical medicine. She is passionate about helping women and men feel their best by combining holistic and medical care. She values educating patients to give them confidence in their health decisions.
Megan was born and raised in Massillon, Ohio. She and her husband James are local. They have three children: Lincoln, Oliver and Maisie, along with two dogs and nine chickens. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Their goal is to visit all 50 states.
Orrville Office: 330.765.9104
Massillon Office: 330.809.0460
Olivia Brewer received her Master of Science in Nursing Midwifery in May of 2020 from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She may be a new graduate but she gained extensive experience at University Hospitals with members of the midwife team during her clinical training, including her final practicum. She prides herself in her desire to educate her patients in all aspects of women's health including pregnancy, birth, and across the lifespan to allow them to make the best decisions for the patient and their family. Her ultimate goal is to facilitate the needs of each individual woman.
Olivia was born and raised in Medina, Ohio but moved to Cleveland when she began her nursing journey to Midwifery. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family but most of all her two dogs, Ava and Oakley. During the summer months she spends most of her free time in Sandusky where her family has a boat and lake house on Lake Erie. She is excited to move back closer to her hometown, as well as loved ones, while she embarks on the start of her dream career in Nurse Midwifery!
Taylor Kettering received her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in December of 2021 from Walsh University in Canton, Ohio. She previously worked six years on a post-surgical specialty floor as a nurse and has a passion for family practice and women's health. Taylor also has a bachelor's degree and associate's degree, both in nursing, from Kent State University. Taylor can provide care for both men and women of any age, patients who are pregnant, and patients who may benefit from hormone treatment.
Taylor was born and raised in Canton, Ohio. She is married to Sean Kettering and shares a daughter Everly. She enjoys camping, boating, and is an expert skier/snowboarder. She is excited to start her career in her specialty for patients at My OB/GYN.