DOCTORS
 Dr. Krishna B. Reddy, MD, FACA, FACPM.
Dr. Krishna B. Reddy, MD, FACA, FACPM, DABAM, DAPM, Triple Board Certified in Pain Medicine, Board certified in addiction, Hospice Palliative Care

In 1973, Dr Reddy completed his residency in anesthesiology at Brooklyn Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He then became a staff anesthesiologist at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio from 1973 to 1996. During this period of time, he was director of obstetric anesthesia from 1976 to 1987, and chairman of the department of anesthesiology from 1984-1985.

In 1993, he became the department chief of the anesthesiology service at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. He was also director of the Pain Management Interventional program at the Veteran’s Hospital from 1993 to 2004.

In 2003, he established Dayton Pain Center, LLC and has been the Director of the center from 2003 to the present.

In medical school Dr. Reddy was the best student through out the medical school years, and was the best graduating student in his class. He received gold medals for his outstanding performance in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Pathology, Medicine and Obstetrics & gynecology at Kakatiya Medical School, India. He received highest honors in Medicine and Anatomy for scoring the highest score among 3 medical colleges. While serving as the Director of Obstetric anesthesia at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, he virtually performed thousands of epidural injections for pain relief. He has extensive experience in regional anesthesia and interventional pain procedures. He was he first physician to implant continuous intrathecal pump for cancer pain in South west Ohio in 1984 .He also pioneered in being one of the first in Ohio to implant dorsal column stimulator for chronic intractable pain treatment in 1978. He takes pride in teaching and conducted training programs for medical students, medical residents, dental residents, nursing students, and CRNA students while he was serving as Chief of Anesthesiology at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Dayton. Dr. Reddy is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and anesthesia at Wright School of Medicine and is on the faculty since its inception, 1976 to the present.

Dr Reddy is certified by numerous professional organizations including:

  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Board Certified by American Board of Pain Medicine
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Board Certified by the American College of Cardiology in Electrocardiography
  • Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesia
  • Fellow, American College of Pain Medicine
  • Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management
  • Fellow of the American College of Anesthesiology
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology

His interests are:

  • Pain and Opioid Use disorders
  • Implantation technology
  • Opioid Addiction Medicine
 Srinivas Erragolla, MD.,
Srinivas Erragolla, MD., Board certified Pain Management, Board certified Physical & Rehab Medicine

In 2005, Dr Erragolla completed Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency from Medical College of Wisconsin affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee, WI. He was appointed Chief Resident in PGY-1V year of residency. He received best graduating resident award in June 2005. In 2006 he finished ACGME accredited Pain fellowship from University of Missouri Columbia affiliated program. In 2007 he finished Clinical Electromyography Fellowship from Medical College of Wisconsin affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee, WI.

In Medical school, he got first rank in Forensic science subject. In Pre-Med he obtained a rank in top 1% among the 40,000 students who took the (MCAT Called EAMCET). In Secondary School he was awarded Merit certificate for being among the top 1% of All India Secondary school Examination, and secured distinction in all the 5 Subjects.

Dr Erragolla has Ohio State Medical License from 6/22/07. He is quadruple Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management,, Addiction Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

His interests are:

  • Treating acute and chronic spine and peripheral joint related pain with interventional procedures and medications
  • Botox injection for spasticity and Migraine
  • Opioid Addiction Treatment
Jan Gouda, MD.,
Jan Gouda, MD., Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine & Neurosurgeon

Dr. Jan Gouda graduated from medical school at Assuit University in Egypt in 1982. He completed two years of Neurosurgery/Pain fellowship in Toledo in 1998. He has 10 years of neurosurgery residency training in Egypt and Ireland prior to his fellowship in Toledo. Dr. Gouda has extensive experience as neurosurgeon and pain specialist. He was the director of neurosurgery and Pain & Palliative care in Alexandria Egypt for over 14 years. He pioneered to establish and direct an accredited neurosurgery residency training program in Alexandria before he moved to Dayton, Ohio to join Dayton Pain Center in August 2012. He has published many articles and authored book chapters in pain and neurosurgery.

Dr Gouda has many national and international boards including:

  • The American Board of Addiction Medicine
  • The Advanced Diploma of the American Academy of Pain Management
  • The American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Univ of Georgia certificate in Health Care Management
  • The European Board in Neurosurgery
  • The European Certificate in Palliative care
  • The Fellowship Diploma of Royal College of surgeons in Ireland

He is an active member of many national and international societies including:

  • The Congress of Neurosurgeons
  • The International Association for the study of pain
  • The North American Spine Association
  • The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

He is currently the chairman of the Pan-Arab Society for Neuro-modulation. In addition to being licensed in more than one state. His busy schedule includes operating in Europe and Middle East in addition to his main Neurosurgery/Pain/Addiction practice in Dayton Ohio.

Glen Kluge, MD.,
Glen Kluge, MD., Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine & Psychiatry

Dr. Kluge graduated from University of Miami School of Medicine in 1979. His internships were at University of Texas, Northeastern Ohio University of Medicine and Menninger School of Psychiatry, Residency in Psychiatry.

Lita Mathai, MD.,
Lita Mathai, MD., Board Certified in Anesthesia and Pain., Waiver Certification in Addiction Medicine

Dr. Lita Budiamal Mathai completed the residency in Anesthesiology and graduated from the program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia in 1981. She became board certified in Anesthesiology in 1983 and in Pain Medicine in 2011. Dr. Budiamal Mathai has since been in the Practice of pain Management and Anesthesia. She served as Staff Anesthesiologist at Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, Miami Valley Hospital,, Children’s Medical Center,, Grandview Hospital in Dayton. She was appointed as Director of Pain Management center at Wayne Hospital from 1998 to 2001 and practiced as Pain Management specialist at Grandview Hospital from 2001 till 2007. She joined the Dayton Pain Center in July 2008.

Dr. Budiamal Mathai came to Canada from her native country Indonesia in August 1975. She obtained her Medical degree from Gajah Madah University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia. She moved to United States in 1980 to join the Anesthesia residency program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She was awarded Robert D. Dripps Memorial award in July 1981 for outstanding senior resident in anesthesiology.

Dr. Budiamal Mathai is a Member of the American Academy Pain Medicine, and American Society of Anesthesiology. She holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio from 1984 to Present.

Simer Singh, MD.,
Simer Singh, MD.,Board Certified in Pain, Anesthesia and PMR., Waiver Certification in Addiction Medicine

Dr. Singh graduated from the prestigious Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India (consistently rated in top ten medical colleges in India). He did a multi-discipline internship in the associated, one of the busiest hospitals Sir JJ Group of Hospitals in Mumbai, India.

In US he did his categorical residency training from University of Rochester Medical Center at Rochester, NY in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM &R). He also served as a chief resident in the program. He was awarded Excellence in Research award in residency.

He did further fellowship training in Pain Medicine in University of Rochester Medical Center at Rochester, NY.

He is board certified in PM&R, Spinal Cord Injury, and Pain Medicine all accredited by American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

In addition to clinical training he obtained Masters in Public Health (MPH) in epidemiology from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He then worked as a post-doctoral fellow in Raman lab in UAB working on Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE), which is a mouse model for multiple sclerosis.

  • He works full time in Dayton Pain Center, at Dayton and Sidney locations
  • In addition he holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in Department of Surgery, Wright State University
  • He has hospital privileges in Miami Valley Hospital and Kettering Hospital
  • He accepts a variety of public, and private insurance plans in addition to BWC

His clinical interests include treatment of neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, cancer pain, care of active individuals, electrodiagnostics, spasticity management, regenerative medicine, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. In addition to treating pain Dr. Singh also helps patient with a variety of addictive disorders such as alcohol, nicotine and opioids.

  • He takes special interest in care of spinal cord injured individuals
  • His career interests include advanced neuromodulation with spinal cord stimulators and implantable drug delivery systems like intrathecal pumps
  • Additional interests include teaching and research in areas of clinical interests
  • He is a member of AAPMR, ASIPP and ASCIP
Steven Mathai, MD.,
Steven Mathai, MD., Board certified in Pediatrics and Waiver certification in Addiction Medicine

Dr. Mathai, a retired pediatrician, is now working part time treating opioid dependence. His education is diverse with training occurring in India, Nigeria, Canada and Pennsylvania.

Edward Nelson, MD.,
Edward Nelson, MD., Board Certified in Pain and Anesthesiology with Waiver certification in Addiction Medicine

Dr. Nelson graduated from Loma Linda University of Medicine in 1985. He also performed his Internship and Residency at Loma Linda. He has studied extensively in Spain as well and is fluent in the Spanish language. While in Spain he learned guitar, and this remains his primary hobby.

Selim Newaz, MD.,
Selim Newaz, MD., Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Waiver Certification in Addiction Medicine

Dr. Newaz is a Board Certified in Internal medicine and has been an attending Physician at Veterans Medical Center for over 30 years and is actively involved with teaching medical students and residents. His special interests include Emergency Medicine and Addiction Medicine.

Dr. Vraj Chauhan, Ph.D., LPCC.
Vraj Chauhan, Ph.D., LPCC., Substance Abuse Counseling

Dr. Vraj Chauhan earned his Master of Science at Wright State University in 1975 and his Ph.D. at Columbus University in 2000. He has held a license as a Professional Clinical Counselor in the State of Ohio since 1994. He has been providing Counseling and Psychotherapy services in the Dayton region including Good Samaritan Hospital, Monday Program, Project Cure and has been with the Dayton Pain Center since 2008. He is skilled at managing the psychological manifestations of chronic pain as well as dependency and addiction issues.

Grant Goodwin, D.C.
Grant Goodwin, D.C. Chiropractor and Physician Assistants

Dr. Grant Goodwin graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland Oregon in 1989. In 2005 he was one of few chiropractors in the country to successfully blend practices with Medical and Osteopathic doctors. His specialty is Workers’ Compensation claims. At Dayton Pain Center he continues his Workers’ Compensation practice and serves as the Practice Manager. Dr. Goodwin serves on the advisory board for Fortis College in Centerville, Ohio and speaks at continuing education seminars for Certified Medical Assistants.

Chuckwudi Oduah, CNP
Chuck O. Oduah, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, NP-C, Waiver Certification for Addiction treatment

Dr. Oduah graduated from the Excelsior College, Albany, New York with Masters of Science in Nursing Informatics. He obtained the advanced nursing practice certification in family practice from the Purdue University, Indiana, and the doctorate of nursing practice degree from the Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Oduah joined the Dayton Pain Center in 2016. He is passionate about the holistic approach to chronic pain management. Dr. Oduah advocates for policies that de-emphasis the sole use of opioid medications for chronic pain management; and encourages patient empowerment with chronic pain self-care strategies. He is currently involved in the management of chronic pain patients with opioid dependence and addiction, using an opioid approved for combating opioid addiction, including other non-opioid treatment modalities. His hobbies are ballroom dancing, traveling, sightseeing, and reality TV shows. He loves to spend quality time with his family, discussing local politics.

Darcy Whyte, PaC
Darcy Whyte, PaC, Waiver Certification for Addiction treatment

Darcy Whyte is a certified Physician Assistant that has been with Dayton Pain Center since April 2017. She graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in May 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology with pre-PA emphasis. She attended the University of Findlay for Graduate school and graduated in December 2016 with a Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She passed the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam in January 2017 and interviewed with Dayton Pain Center that following March.

Darcy has worked in the medical field since 2010 in different capacities from employment as an STNA to volunteering with Hospice.

Veronica Woods, CNP
Veronica Woods, CNP, Waiver Certification for Addiction treatment

Veronica Wood is an Advanced Certified Nurse Practitioner licensed in the state of Ohio. Prior to joining Dayton Pain Center she practiced at the Veterans Administration for fifteen years in acute care.

Quiying She, CNP
Quiying She, MSN, CNP, FNP-C, RN, Waiver Certification for Addiction treatment

Qiying She earned her Master of Science in Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University in 2017. She is licensed APRN, CNP and RN in Ohio. She spent six years as an OB/Gyn physician in the Peoples Republic of China.

Annette Grace, PAC
Annette Grace, PaC  

Graduated from Kettering College of Medical Arts with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2005.
Working in Pain management and Addiction specialties since 2006.
Board Certified with the state of Ohio
Member of AAPA

Annette Grace, PAC
Mildred Roach, PaC  

Mildred Roach is certified Physician Assistant with waiver certification in Addiction treatment. She is actively involved in teaching Physician Assistant students at Kettering school of Allied Sciences.