Miami Valley South breaks ground on $60M expansion

Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville has launched construction on a previously announced $60 million expansion that will include a new spine and joint center with expanded sports medicine, sports performance and pain center services, according to the the hospital’s parent company, Dayton-based Premier Health.

“The orthopedic program at Miami Valley Hospital South already ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide by many measures,” said Mark Shaker, president of Miami Valley Hospital, in a news release. “We’re very pleased to have the opportunity to increase the program’s capacity to give more people quick access to this quality care close to home.”

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Construction is expected to be completed in stages through the third quarter of 2018, adding 170,000 square feet of new space to the hospital at 2400 Miami Valley Drive.

Expanded services will include emergency medicine, cardiology and primary care. The expanded hospital will also have a cardiac catheterization lab for the first time, as well as enough medical office space for dozens of additional physicians.

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Six operating rooms will be added, bringing the site’s total to 16. The expansion will also include 20 additional inpatient beds.

“We’ve reached capacity here in many of these services, and we are still experiencing increased demand,” said Joann Ringer, vice president and chief operating officer of Miami Valley Hospital South.

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