Frederick A. Slezak, M.D., M.B.A.

slezakFrederick A. Slezak, MD, FACS, FASCRS, FACG graduated from The University of Akron in 1975 and attended medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine receiving his degree in 1978. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Akron City Hospital and a fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. Dr. Slezak is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery. In July 2013, he received a Masters in Business Administration from Kent State University.  Dr. Slezak is currently a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). He is a member of Summa Physicians Inc (SPI) and is Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Summa Health Systems, Akron City Hospital Campus. He has been elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® for 1998 to 2010, 2013 and 2014.

Originally from Barberton, Dr. Slezak attended Barberton High School and is a life-time resident of the Akron area. He offers expertise on hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes and risk assessment as well as management of anorectal disease and complex operative abdominal conditions. Outside of surgery, he is interested in woodworking, mushrooms and music and has been a first-place winner in Akron’s Docs Who Rock™ three times.