Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville

Miami Valley South Hospital in Centerville to expand

Miami Valley Hospital South plans a $60 million expansion to its Centerville location to “keep pace with growing demand for its services,” Premier Health officials said today.

A spine and joint center will be the cornerstone of the project and is expected to be completed in stages through the third quarter of 2018. The center, located just off Interstate 675 at the Wilmington Pike exit, will feature expanded sports medicine, sports performance and pain center services.

“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 company 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.”

Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville
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Other services also will be expanded, among them emergency medicine, cardiology and primary care. The expanded hospital will for the first time have a cardiac catheterization lab, as well as enough medical office space for dozens of additional physicians. 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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The project will add 170,000 square feet to the hospital, and in addition will include renovation to 42,000 of more than 580,000 existing square feet, according to Premier Health.

In the past five years, Premier Health has spent $51 million to build a new Comprehensive Cancer Center at Miami Valley Hospital South, built a five-story, 93,000-square-foot building on the hospital’s Centerville campus and a new patient tower and maternity center.

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