Why Miami Valley Hospital?
At Miami Valley Hospital Pain Center, the patient is the center of everything we do. Our goals are two-fold: improve a person’s quality of life by reducing his or her pain, and provide a personalized experience that makes each patient feel special.
Nationally Recognized Care for Pain Reduction
When pain is a daily fact of life, you want to find doctors who can target your pain accurately, and reduce or treat it as quickly as possible. The Miami Valley Hospital Pain Center is the first adult hospital in the country to receive Joint Commission accreditation for doing just that. You can count on us to help you manage your pain.
Pain Management Close to Home
It’s hard to drive or ride in a car when you’re in pain. Fortunately, Premier Health has a pain center available to you right in the heart of the Dayton area. At the Miami Valley Hospital Pain Center, we offer both acute and chronic pain services that can help reduce your pain. Our pain specialists also consult with your primary physician or other caregivers to help develop a pain treatment plan.
Specialized Nursing Care That’s Both Compassionate and Advanced
Pain can make you particularly sensitive to the way people interact with you. We go out of our way to be compassionate. Our skilled nursing staff will give you personalized care.
Townsend Smith III, MD, is the only pain physician at Miami Valley Hospital and is considered a specialist in the field of pain management. Dr. Smith has served as Director of Pain Services at Miami Valley Hospital since 1997. He practices in the hospital and is readily available to patients, family members, medical staff and primary care physicians to ensure the best possible care.
Before joining Miami Valley Hospital, Dr. Smith served as Associate Director of the Pain Center at the Ohio State University Medical Center and was Associate Clinical Professor at Wright State University School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is Diplomate American Board of Pain Management in Anesthesiology.