Our Providers

DanielleKiko

Danielle S. Kiko, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Dr. Kiko is board certified and specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has privileges at Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.

Education

  • Youngstown State University - Bachelors of Science, in Combined Sciences with an Emphasis on Chemistry, Minor in Psychology - 1999-2001
  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) - Doctor of Medicine - 2001-2006

Residency

  • Aultman Hospital - Obstetrics and Gynecology - Chief Resident, Educational Chief
  • Clinical Instructor at NEOMED and OUCOM

Present Committees

  • Stark County Obstetrics and Gynecology Society
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Stark County Medical Society
  • Obstetrics Quality Improvement at Mercy Medical Center

Notable Awards

  • NEOUCOM Research Day, Second Prize - 2009
  • Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NEOUCOM 2009
  • Trustee's Scholarship at Youngstown State University - 1999-2001
  • Dean's list at Youngstown State University - 1999-2001
  • Aultman Residency Program Attending of the Year 2011 and 2014
  • APGO Excellence in Teaching 2018-2019

Personal

Dr. Kiko has been married to her husband, John, since 2004. She is a graduate of Marlington High School and currently resides in Alliance. She and John have two daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, raising pigs and egg-layer chickens, the outdoors, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, shopping, and reading.

StevenWilliard

Steven M. Willard, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Willard is board certified and specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has privileges at Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.

Education

  • Youngstown State University - Bachelors of Science, in Combined Sciences with an Emphasis on Chemistry, Minor in Psychology - 2001-2004
  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) - Doctor of Medicine - 2004-2008

Residency

  • Aultman Hospital - Obstetrics and Gynecology - Chief Resident, Executive Chief
  • Clinical Instructor at NEOMED and OUCOM

Present Committees

  • Perinatal Committee at Aultman Hospital
  • Obstetrics Quality Improvement at Mercy Medical Center
  • American Medical Association
  • Stark County Medical Society
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Vice Chair of OBGYN Department at Aultman Hospital
  • Quality Committee at Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center

Notables

  • Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NEOUCOM
  • Trustee's Scholarship at Youngstown State University  - 2001-2004
  • Dean's list at Youngstown State University - 2001-2004
  • Aultman Residency Program Surgeon of the Year 2012-2013
  • Aultman Residency Program Attending of the Year 2015 

Personal

Dr. Willard has been married to his wonderful wife Melinda since 2011 and they have four sons. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and fishing.

JessicaSovacool

Jessica L.H. Sovacool, M.D.

Dr. Sovacool is eligible for board certification in 2019 and specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has privileges at Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. 

Education

  • Youngstown State University - Bachelor of Science, Biology Major and Chemistry Minor
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)- Doctor of Medicine

Residency

  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh PA- OBGYN PGY-1 training
  • Aultman Hospital- OBGYN PGY 2-4 training

Present Committees and Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Stark County Medical Society
  • Clinical Instructor of OB/GYN, Northeast Ohio MedicalUniversity

Personal

Dr. Sovacool has been a lifelong native of Ohio with a strong commitment to the Akron/Canton communities. She has been married to her husband since 2012. She enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and traveling with her family. She has many cherished memories at Disney and Lake Erie with her family.

HeatherKreareas

Heather A. Kreareas, MSN, IBCLC, WHNP-BC

Heather is a Board Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. 

She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2000, and her Masters of Nursing in 2016. She has worked in Maternity since 2000 at both local hospitals.  She became certified in lactation in 2005, taught breastfeeding classes and led support groups. She is currently the chairperson of the Mother Baby Task Force at Mercy Medical Center.

She is a graduate of Hoover High School.  She has been married to Chris since 2001. They have three children.  She enjoys relaxing, reading and spending time with her children, family and friends.