Miami Valley Hospital


Miami Valley Hospital has served Dayton and Southwest Ohio since 1890. We offer a wide range of advanced, innovative care from our campuses in downtown Dayton, at Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville and at Miami Valley Hospital North in Englewood. Leading national organizations regularly recognize our quality care. We are the region’s most experienced Level I Trauma Center, providing the highest level of care for the most critically injured patients. We have earned accreditation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center for our specialized care of complex strokes.

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One Wyoming Street
Dayton, OH 45409-2793

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Current ER Wait Time 27 Minutes*
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Our Providers

Whether you’re looking for a primary care provider or a specialist, our physicians and advanced practice providers offer you advanced, compassionate care in a wide range of specialties. You’ll find them conveniently close to home and work.

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We’re proud to make a difference in our community. When others recognize our achievements, we know we’re fulfilling our mission. We’re grateful for the awards and recognition our hospital and people have earned.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Mobile Mammography

A mammogram is the best way to detect breast cancer early

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Mobile Mammography

A mammogram is the best way to detect breast cancer early

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Miami Co Internal Medicine
2600 Mote Drive
Covington, OH 45318

Thursday, May 30, 2024

MVH Berry Women's Health Pavilion Maternity Tour

Need a walk-through of the Berry Building? This tour is for you!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Latest News

Premier Health First in Greater Dayton to Offer Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Surgery

Technology eliminates need for open skull procedures while delivering same benefits

DAYTON, Ohio (August 5, 2019) – Premier Health’s Miami Valley Hospital has become the first treatment facility in greater Dayton to utilize the Visualase™ MRI-Guided Laser Ablation system for epilepsy patients.

The hospital is one of only 110 locations throughout the United States to gain access to this advanced technology, which enables specialists to use a less invasive option to ablate seizure-causing tissue in epilepsy patients while monitoring the procedure’s progress in real time.

“The Visualase™ system allows us to successfully target and ablate specific areas within the brain using minimally invasive tools,” said Daniel Gaudin, MD, Ph.D, a neurosurgeon at Miami Valley Hospital. “We can avoid open surgery while delivering similar results, and decreasing risk of infection and damage to healthy tissue. Patients also experience a quicker recovery time, with some receiving treatment and being released the same day.”

According to the Epilepsy Foundation, one in 1,000 individuals with epilepsy die from sudden, unexpected death – also known as SUDEP – each year. In SUDEP cases, no other cause of death is found when an autopsy is done. The best way to reduce the risk for SUDEP is to take steps to control seizures. Surgery – like that which is offered with Visualase™ – is one such step.

“This tool lets us work with great precision while avoiding many of the risks that can come with open surgery,” said Dr. Larry Hall, a neuroradiologist at Miami Valley Hospital. “This provides us with a level of accuracy that is truly special since we can deliver treatment to a specific area and monitor the results in real time.”

The Visualase™ system primarily works as surgeons insert a 1.65-millimeter flexible catheter and shallow bone anchor through a small incision and 3.2-millimeter burr hole in the skull. This provides specialists with precise surgical access to the brain without the need to open the skull through extensive surgery.

The catheter is then able to ablate tissue found to be responsible for seizures by delivering light energy to the targeted area, all while being closely monitored and mapped through MRI thermographic imaging. This type of precision sets Visualase™ apart from other types of surgery options for epilepsy patients.

Miami Valley Hospital is a Level 3 Epilepsy Center accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The center’s team works together to determine if patients are a good candidate for the Visualase™ system.

“We have a multidisciplinary approach to the way we serve our patients and their families,” said Dr. Gaudin, who practices with Premier Physician Network’s Clinical Neuroscience Institute. “For example, our neurological epileptologists will meet with patients to evaluate their condition, and they may also receive a neuropsychological, and neurosurgical evaluation depending upon their specific need.”

This one-on-one approach allows the team to create a tailored treatment for each patient with optimal outcomes. Dr. Gaudin said it is important for epilepsy patients to seek evaluation to see if this minimally invasive tool can provide the relief they need from seizures.

“Visualase™ gives us yet another outstanding resource to offer patients if there is a fit within their plan,” Dr. Gaudin said.

*The current wait time is an estimated wait time before a person sees a physician and is not a guarantee. It is based on patient activity (how many patients are being treated and the severity of their injuries) within the last hour, and it is subject to change at any moment. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.