UD, Premier to build new medical facility on Brown Street

A new medical facility with services for both the University of Dayton community and the greater community will be coming in summer 2022 on south Brown Street.

UD, Premier Health, Woodard Development and Crawford Hoying are working together to create a new 30,000 square-foot, single-story medical facility, which would include medical offices for the community, a health clinic for UD employees and after-hours urgent care for UD students and employees.

“This is a first for us as an employer clinic,” said Lainie Dean, chief strategy and business development officer at Premier Health. “Our region’s employers are looking for opportunities to provide convenient access to quality health care options for their staff and this clinic model achieves that goal.”

Premier Health will be the anchor tenant in the development, which will be located between Sawmill and Stonemill avenues on the west side of Brown Street near Patterson Homestead. There are no plans currently for any other tenants to occupy that space.

UD purchased and removed a funeral home and apartment building on that portion of Brown Street several years ago, according to a University of Dayton press release. Woodard Development and Crawford Hoying worked with the owner of the remaining vacant properties, including the old South Park Methodist Church and a former dentist’s office, to bring those properties into the development. Developers said they planned to knock down the properties this spring.

“It’s very important to the university that any development — and this one fits the bill — on Brown Street compliments the character of the neighborhood, residential area and the small business district near campus,” said Andy Horner, University of Dayton executive vice president for business and administrative services.

Jason Woodard, principal at Woodard Development, said the developers were considering the character of Brown Street in their designs.

Dean said Premier was thinking about consolidation, convenient access and parking, as well as complimenting the services available at Miami Valley Hospital down the street, with this new development.

She said five primary care providers will be moving to the new space from an office on Stewart Street, which will allow the practice to grow.

According to the university, the building will house primary care and orthopedic physicians, imaging, lab and comprehensive rehabilitation services available to meet community needs and will also provide an employer clinic to UD’s nearly 2,700 full-time employees. This clinic will include evening and weekend urgent care for UD staff and students.

Premier Health already operates an after-hours urgent care clinic for students on campus that will move to this facility at its opening.

Services that will be offered

  • Primary care physicians
  • Orthopedic physicians, including sports medicine
  • Imaging services
  • Lab services provided by CompuNet Clinical Laboratories
  • One stop for comprehensive rehabilitation services (sports medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, neuro-rehab, aquatic therapy and speech therapy)
  • Counseling services provided by Samaritan Behavioral Health

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