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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. We are proud to continually score in the 95% or higher in patient satisfaction.

Specialized Physicians

Townsend Smith III, MD, is an anesthesiologist specializing in pain management focused on the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is Diplomate American Board of Pain Management in Anesthesiology.  He is the only pain physician at Miami Valley Hospital and has served as Director of Pain Services since 1997.

Dr. Smith began his career in 1991 as the Acute & Chronic Pain Management Director at Camp Le June Naval Hospital. His initial anesthesiology training was done at The Ohio State University Medical Center, where he also did a fellowship in Pain Management.  Prior to 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. 

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 has over 100 years of combined pain management experience and will give you personalized care.

Content Updated: September 6, 2017

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Pain Center Services.
Pain Center at Miami Valley Hospital
30 E. Apple St. Suite 5250 Dayton, OH  45409
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