Our Story 



Five Rivers Health Centers began on May 23, 2011 as a medical home for the low-income patients of Dayton, Ohio, by providing both primary and specialty care services to patients through the academic rotations for the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (WSUBSOM) residency and fellowship programs.

Combined Five Rivers Health Centers, currently serves more than 25,000 patients with more than 87,000 visits in the Greater Dayton community. We also offer interpreting services to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients.


Five Rivers Health Centers consists of three former hospital residency clinic departments of Miami Valley Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital – Family Health Center, Medical Surgical Health Center, and Center for Women’s Health.

Five Rivers Health Centers was approved on April 10, 2012 to be a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look -Alike.


In 2013 we expanded our group even more by adding a Pediatric practice in January, the Five Rivers Dental Center and Pharmacy in September. 

In August of 2015, FRHC experienced additional expansion by adding the Samaritan Homeless Clinic to our mission. Collectively, these sites provide medical and dental and behavioral health care at eight convenient Dayton locations.

In 2017, the Five Rivers Greene County Health Center was added and in 2018, Star Pediatrics was added. Both of these locations are in Xenia, Ohio.


Our services include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Dental, Behavioral Health, Adult Transitional Sickle Cell, Acupuncture, MAT, Clinical Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases, General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, Orthopedics – Surgical.

Care is provided by Physicians and Certified Nurse Practitioners from Wright State Physicians Inc. and FRHC Physicians and Physician Assistants.  We mentor students from the Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine as well as Nurse Practitioner Program.