Dr. John Vraciu
Dr. John Vraciu grew up in Canton, OH. He is board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He finished his general psychiatry residency at University of Cincinnati. He then pursued and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He has been working independently with psychiatry and addiction patients since 2012. His goal is to help the Canton area population fight Heroin, Fentanyl and Opiate pill addiction while providing dual diagnosis psychiatric care.
Heidi Vraciu, Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner, grew up in Northeast Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toledo, Master’s in Science of Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the Medical College of Ohio, and a Post Master’s in Science of Nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from The Ohio State University. She has been in practice since 2006 and has experience working with all ages of patients in family practice, geriatrics, neurology and psychiatry. Her passion now is working with pre-teens, teens and adults. She is married to Dr. John Vraciu and they have 2 sons. She loves animals and it’s not uncommon for there to be at least 2 of the providers’ dogs at the office.
Kristi Hiltner, Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner, has always had a passion to help each person enhance their best personal self. She has been building trust with patients of all ages as a nurse practitioner since 2013. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Walsh University, Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Malone University, and a Post Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Ursuline College. She enjoys running and spending time with her family.
Sherin Thurman is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan). She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Northern Kentucky University in 2022, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude honors, from Chamberlain University in 2018, and Associate’s Degree in Nursing, Cum Laude honors, from Aultman College in 2016. She has worked inpatient at Aultman Hospital and Akron Children’s Hospital. She has clinical experience working with adult and pediatric patients in mental health, community health, oncology and medical surgical units. She is certified at Aultman Hospital as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner and has worked with survivors of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and domestic violence. She has a passion for mental health and helping the local community. She is blessed to be able to help those who are struggling find a way to live their best life.