​Longtime Medina physician Dr. Kenelm McCormick has been named one of the area's top doctors by Cleveland Magazine. The recognition is part of the magazine's annual "Best of Cleveland" awards. Dr. McCormick was included in the "Best Doctors" list, specifically in the Family Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Medicine category. The list was compiled from the national Best Doctors in America List, which includes the nation's most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians.

Dr. McCormick, an Associate Medical Director at Hospice of the Western Reserve, oversees the hospice and palliative care teams for patients in Medina County who are receiving care in their own homes as well as at the Hospice of Medina County Inpatient Care Center on Windfall Road. Additionally, Dr. McCormick is the lead physician on a new Palliative Care Consult Service collaboration between Hospice of the Western Reserve and Western Reserve Hospital in Summit County. From 2005-2015, he was Senior Medical Director, HMC Hospice of Medina County, and Barberton Hospice and Palliative Care.

Dr. McCormick is certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Wright State University in Dayton. He has been teaching family medicine and hospice and palliative medicine at local medical schools and residencies for over 20 years. Congratulations, Dr. McCormick!

Dr. McCormick currently resides in Akron with his wife, Jane, and their two children, Devin and Savanna, and their animal friends, Mocha, Echo, and Ruby (average number of legs per animal friend 3 1/3).