Kenneth B. Pugar, DO, MBA, dFACN

Neurologist & Founder of DCND

Dr. Pugar is the founder and President of Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders. He is a nationally recognized neurologist who has helped develop DCND into one of the largest private neurology practices in Ohio. Dr. Pugar is a firm believer in putting patients first and keeps his practice centered around that value. He has a deep passion for all neurology but is especially interested in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis. He has witnessed many advances in neurology, and that continues to drive his enthusiasm. He is also the Principal Investigator for numerous research trials involving those neurodegenerative disorders.  Dr. Pugar derives tremendous satisfaction from teaching and is actively involved in the highly respected residency program at Grandview Medical Center. Dr. Pugar is married with 5 children and 10 grandchildren. He loves to spend time with family and friends. He also enjoys traveling, playing golf, and skiing.

Special interest: dementia, concussion & headache

Currently accepting new patients



Dr. Pugar completed his residency at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan, 1989.

American Academy of Neurology

American Osteopathic Association



B.S. Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania. Chemistry, 1980.

D.O. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1985.

M.B.A University of Pittsburgh, 1981.

Board Certified

American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry

Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists.

Affiliated Hospitals

Kettering Medical Center

Grandview Medical Center

Sycamore Medical Center

Soin Medical Center

Greene Memorial Hospital

Southview Medical Center

 Troy Hospital 

Hear from a patient!

“Dr. Pugar is compassionate and caring. He spends whatever time is necessary to explain the details of your condition and your treatment. He discusses the various available options for treatment and helps make the patient comfortable with the course of treatment. Excellent, excellent doctor!”

(937) 439-6186