Greater Dayton

Health Care

The Kettering Health Cancer Center in Kettering The Kettering Health Cancer Center in Kettering

Regardless of where you live in the Greater Dayton area, world-class care is just minutes away. The continuum of care spreads across multiple medical disciplines through every stage of life, from prenatal care through geriatrics. And the majority of these health care organizations are recognized both nationally and globally for the quality of care they deliver.

Kettering Health

Kettering Health, a not-for-profit network of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities, first opened its doors in 1964 with the goal of delivering quality, faith-based care to the region. With 14,000-plus employees and 1,800 physicians, Kettering Health offers everything from high-quality maternity care to state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology and world-class cardiac care.

Kettering Health hospitals and specialty care areas are ranked among the best in Ohio and across the nation. In 2020, Kettering Health was No. 5 Truven Health’s 15 Top Health Systems in the nation. In addition, four of its hospitals made IMB Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals list in 2020: the Kettering Health Main Campus, Kettering Health Miamisburg, Kettering Health Dayton and Kettering Health Washington Township.

Kettering Health’s other major locations include Kettering Health Greene Memorial in Xenia, Kettering Health Hamilton, Kettering Health Huber in Huber Heights, Kettering Health Middletown, Kettering Health Piqua, Kettering Health Preble in Eaton, Kettering Health Troy, Kettering Health Washington Township, Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek and its newest location, Kettering Health Springfield.

Premier Health

With 10,537 employees and 2,430 physicians, Premier Health is one of the largest comprehensive health systems in Ohio. It has five inpatient hospital campuses, an urgent care network, free-standing emergency departments, a large primary and specialty care network, behavioral health and substance abuse services and comprehensive lab services and home health services that serve residents across the region.

Premier Health has earned Magnet recognition as a system from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is only the second in Ohio to receive professional nursing’s highest honor.

Premier Health is the first health system in Ohio and second in the nation to achieve system-wide Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA). This distinction from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) recognizes emergency departments that provide excellent care for older adults.

With hospitals that have received quality rankings from U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades and others, major Premier facilities and locations include Atrium Medical Center, Fidelity Health Care, Koester Pavilion, Miami Valley Hospitals (North and South), Premier Community Health, Premier Physician Network, Samaritan Behavioral Health, SpringMeade and the Upper Valley Medical Center.

Dayton Children’s Hospital

In 2020, Dayton Children’s Hospital was named Best Children’s Hospital and Best Pediatric Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award. As one might expect, the award recognizes hospitals that have met the highest standards for children’s health care. Other awards earned by Dayton Children’s include a 5-star Award for Excellent Performance in Physician Engagement and a 4-Star Award for Excellent Performance in Nursing Care and Electronic Medical Records System by national health care research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) and Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

With the main campus and multiple other locations in Dayton, Dayton Children’s also has a South Campus in Miamisburg as well as urgent care and kids express locations in Troy, Springfield, Springboro, Fairborn, Lima, Kettering and Huber Heights.

Dayton Physicians Network

Established in 2006, Dayton Physicians Network is a multi-specialty network that provides comprehensive cancer care and urologic care services. Dayton Physicians Network’s health care includes highly experienced and successful specialists in the practices of medical oncology, radiation oncology, imaging and urology. With 50 physicians and mid-level providers and 350 employees on board, the network offers immediate care across 12 practice locations from Greenville to Middletown.

Dayton VA Medical Center

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The Dayton VAMC is a state-of-the-art teaching facility that has been serving veterans for over a century and a half, accepting its first patients in 1867. The center provides a full range of health care including medical, surgical, mental health (inpatient and outpatient), home and community health programs, geriatric (nursing home), physical medicine and therapy services, neurology, oncology, dentistry and hospice.

The Medical Center has 365 total operating beds and offers a wide variety of programs including hospice, geriatric evaluation and management, respite care, an Alzheimer’s unit, home-based primary care, residential and outpatient post-traumatic stress disorder treatment, substance-abuse programs, help with homelessness, sleep-disorder treatment and women’s health programs. The Medical Center also has contracts with Wright Patterson Air Force Base and 11 area hospitals. 

PriMed Physicians

PriMed Physicians is an independent, physician-owned medical group focused on helping people of any age have a healthy life. It offers primary care and advanced specialized care in internal medicine, pediatrics and neurology. It has three office locations throughout the Miami Valley, with locations in Beavercreek, Centerville, Englewood, Huber Heights, Kettering, Springboro, Dayton and Vandalia.

Wright State Physicians

Wright State Physicians is composed of more than 100 physicians affiliated with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. The group provides primary and specialty care in a wide range of specialized diagnostic and treatment services throughout the Dayton region. The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Wright State Physicians are partners in providing training to medical students and delivering health care to the region.

To meet the needs of the Wright State University campus community and surrounding communities, Wright State Physicians opened the Wright State Physicians Health Center, a state-of-the art medical office building on the Wright State University campus. The 66,000-square-foot, three-story building houses physicians in several specialties, including dermatology, family medicine, geriatrics, internal medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology.