Premier Health Adds MD Anderson Cancer Network® Certified Physician

Roger Wood, MD, Earns Certification

DAYTON, Ohio (April 12, 2021) – Premier Health is pleased to announce Roger Wood, MD, is now an MD Anderson Cancer Network certified physician. Wood specializes in hematology and medical oncology with Dayton Physicians Network and sees patients at Miami Valley Hospital North. Cancer specialists who are certified undergo a rigorous process to successfully meet all the cancer network’s standards; 53 Premier Health physicians have achieved this differentiating certification. 

Premier Health is Southwest Ohio’s only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Based in Houston, MD Anderson is one of the world’s most respected cancer centers, focused on multidisciplinary patient care, research, education, and prevention. MD Anderson is one of the nation’s original comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute to help pioneer the guidelines that set the standard of cancer care today. 

Physicians certified by MD Anderson Cancer Network have access to powerful tools and treatment guidelines to help ensure all patients get world-renowned care. Guidelines include treatment plans, prevention steps, early detection methods, and follow-up care, bringing the expertise of a national leader in cancer care to local patients here in Southwest Ohio. 

Premier Health offers cancer services for patients and their families, conveniently located throughout the region at all of its hospital sites and more, including Miami Valley Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital South, Miami Valley Hospital North, Atrium Medical Center, and Upper Valley Medical Center.

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About Premier Health

Based in Dayton, Ohio, Premier Health ( has a mission to improve the health of the communities it serves. The health system has five hospital locations: Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton with additional inpatient sites at Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville and Miami Valley Hospital North in Englewood; Atrium Medical Center in Middletown; and Upper Valley Medical Center in Miami County. In addition, the health system offers a wide range of care choices, including virtual care; e-visits; a telestroke network and other telehealth options; an urgent care network; free-standing emergency departments; a large primary and specialty care network; and home health services. Premier Health is among the largest employers and health care systems in Southwest Ohio.

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