DCND helps raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association

DCND helps raise funds for Alzheimer’s Association

DAYTON, OH – Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders helped the Alzheimer’s Association raise thousands of dollars at their annual Reason to Hope breakfast in Dayton on March 12th.   DCND is one of many sponsors for the Reason to Hope event. Three staff members, including Dr. Ken Pugar were also on the planning committee.   “Every day in my practice, I see what Alzheimer’s does to families and I am inspired to do more. I am inspired to give more. I am inspired to engage more!”   Dr. Pugar and Marianne Pugar detail their personal experiences with the disease and talk about...

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Dr. Pugar Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Pugar Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dayton, OH (DCND) – On Saturday, December 8th, Dr. Kenneth Pugar received the Distinguished Service Award through Grandview Medical Center. The honor recognizes someone every year who is committed to growth and academic excellence at Grandview Medical Center and Southview Medical Center. Dr. Pugar has a well established record of patient care, a commitment to the community and to osteopathic medicine. Dr. Pugar has been actively involved in the neurology residency program at the hospital for many years and is currently the Chairman of the Grandview Foundation. He founded Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders. We congratulate Dr. Pugar on this well-deserved...

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Improving Safety for Patients with Dementia

Improving Safety for Patients with Dementia

DCND – (November 2018)- November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and we are focusing on improving safety for patients with the disease. One of our providers, Brandi Ballantyne, DNP just completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree and made safety and dementia her doctoral project.   “Like many other families, I have experienced the difficulties of caring for a family member with dementia. I am not alone in this experience. In fact, there are an estimated 5 million individuals in the United States with dementia. This number is expected to rise as Americans surviving into their 80s, 90s and beyond is expected to grow...

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World Stroke Day: What You Should Know

World Stroke Day: What You Should Know

DAYTON, OH (Oct. 2018) –  October 29 is World Stroke Day, a perfect time to reflect on stroke treatment and prevention. The most recent studies by the CDC show Montgomery and Clark County still suffering of 88-114 stroke deaths per 100,000 people. Those are some of the highest rates in the country. Here are some other shocking facts: In the US alone, 7.2 million people over the age of 20 have had a stroke in their lifetime. Each year nearly 800,000 people in the US suffer from a new or recurrent stroke, with a stroke occurring every 40 seconds! Every 4...

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Dr. Dula joins DCND

Dr. Dula joins DCND

DCND (August 2018) – Dr. Drew Dula is joining the Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders team in August. He is a neurologist who brings the total number of doctors at DCND to 14. Dr. Dula just completed his residency training at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton. He received his D.O. degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Dula will be treating all areas of neurology but has a special interest in MS/neuroimmunology, and headache. Dr. Dula became fascinated in neurology early in his medical training and focuses his practice to improve the quality of life of his...

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Beavercreek Office Expands

Beavercreek Office Expands

(MAY 2018) – Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders is expanding its Beavercreek office at 2510 Commons Blvd. DCND has invested an additional 1 million dollars in adding two new patient rooms and a Seizure Monitoring Unit. DCND has added two additional exam rooms to the Beavercreek Office bringing the total to 8. DCND has also developed a Seizure Monitoring Unit (SMU) in the new space. That includes two patient sleep rooms and a common living area.             The purpose of the Seizure Monitoring Unit is to monitor, diagnose and treat. Many patients are diagnosed with...

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DCND Opens Springfield Office

DCND Opens Springfield Office

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – There will soon be more access to neurological services in Springfield.  Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders (DCND) is opening an office at 30 W. McCreight Ave. The new office in Springfield will expand the number of options patients in Clark County and the surrounding areas have for neurological care. The need for compassionate & comprehensive neurologic care is on the rise in Ohio communities.  In looking at Alzheimer’s Disease alone, 5.7 Million Americans are currently living with it. By 2050, that number is projected to rise to 14 million. DCND providers see patients with neurological conditions including Dementia,...

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