Meet Our Team
Dr. Suresh Gupta, MD
Dr. Suresh Gupta, MD, was born and raised in New Delhi, India. After finishing medical school, he moved to the U.S.A. in 1981 where he completed his residency program in Occupational Medicine from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Dr. Gupta worked as an Epidemic Intelligence Officer for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for four years before pursuing anesthesiology and pain management. In 1989, Dr. Gupta completed his residency in anesthesiology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He then completed his residency and fellowship in Pain Management from the University of Cincinnati, where he was trained at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and cared for children with cancer and chronic pain. Dr. Gupta routinely performs outpatient procedures to help Dayton’s Miami Valley residents regain their health, including baclofen pumps in children and adults, spasticity from stroke and multiple sclerosis, morphine pumps, spinal cord stimulators, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, and more recently percutaneous diskectomy using HydroCision. When Dr. Gupta isn’t at DOC, he enjoys traveling the world, spending time with his family, playing tennis, biking, and ballroom dancing.
Dr. Priyesh Mehta, DO
Dr. Mehta grew up in the suburbs of Boston and attended University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was awarded the University of New England Alumni Scholarship and where he received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. He then went on to complete his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the University hospital for Cornell and Columbia University, and then completed a sports and interventional pain fellowship at the #1 ranked in orthopedics nationwide, the Hospital For Special Surgery in NYC. Throughout his career, Dr. Mehta has dealt with a variety of patient populations, from low-income families in The Bronx, to celebrities in Manhattan and elite collegiate and NFL athletes. Regardless, Dr. Mehta's approach has always been and will continue to emphasize patient education, interventional treatment, pain management, and returning patients to full mobility so that they can get back to enjoying life. Dr. Mehta holds board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Pain Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Mehta has over 14 years of research experience and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications. He currently serves as editor and reviewer for Interventional Pain Medicine Reports.
Grace Hassan, NP-C
Grace Hassan comes to us from Mercy Hospital and brings expertise in providing care for both critically ill and chronically ill patients with a focus on post-trauma care. Grace is passionate about caring for different patient populations, and patients with complicated medical conditions. She has cared for people who experienced falls, motor vehicle crash injuries, and gunshot wounds. Grace is upbeat, friendly and likes to educate and advocate for her patients.
Jacqueline Papalios, NP-C
Jacqueline Papalios comes to us from Ohio University where she graduated with honors with a Master's of Science in Nursing degree. She has an extensive background in geriatrics, where she spent much of her career as the Director of Nursing at a Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation facility. She is kindhearted, compassionate, and responsive to the needs of her patients. When she isn't busy in the office, she enjoys spending time with her 2 children and playing competitive volleyball year round.
Angela Smith, NP-C
Angela is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a diverse background in nursing. She started as an LPN in 2002, obtained her BSN in 2007, and served in the Army until 2013. With experience in Corrections, Primary Care, ER, and teaching pain management, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice. Prior to nursing, Angela worked as a systems engineer at Lexis-Nexis for 13 years. Her dedication to education led her to earn her MSN after her BSN. Angela's passion for patient care and expertise make her a valuable asset in the healthcare field.
Yolonda Kelly, NP-C
Yolanda, originally from Dayton, Ohio, completed her Masters of Education at Wright State University. She later pursued a career change into healthcare, earning a BSN from The Ohio State University and an Advanced Practitioner Masters degree in Nursing from Mt. Carmel College of Nursing. Yolanda has worked at Ohio State University, Miami Valley Hospital, and in family medicine at Primary Health Solutions and Kettering Health Network. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs, and loves traveling when she can.