William Venanzi, MD, FAPC, FACR
Appointment Hours: Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm • Wednesday 8:00 am – 12:00 noon • Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Call for appointments between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, or request an appointment anytime through your on-line Patient Portal. If you need to reach us after our office is closed, please call (937) 434-7353. Non-emergent calls will be returned within one to two business days.
Video Visits for follow-up appointments are available in some cases. Please call our office at (937) 434-7353 for details.
New patients are welcome, and can register online. Initial appointments will require a referral from the patient’s primary care provider.
Dr. William Venanzi offers complete care for most types of arthritis and related joint pain, scleroderma, lupus and all other rheumatic disorders.
A board-certified rheumatologist and Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, Dr. Venanzi brings over 25 years experience to his new practice.
Dr. Venanzi focuses on trust and mutual understanding as keys to the best possible care — “In working with each patient, knowledge is so important. It is vital that the patient is fully informed about his or her condition and the treatment choices available, and that I completely understand every aspect of their health and lifestyle goals before recommending a course of action. From that foundation, we can build a true partnership in better health and well-being.
Dr. Venanzi is an honors graduate of Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland, and received his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
In addition to medical practice, he is an experienced educator, serving most recently as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.
Prior to private practice, Dr. Venanzi served with distinction in the United States Air Force, receiving numerous citations as a Flight Surgeon, with over 300 hours of combat flight time, and as a top-level physician and administrator, including service as Chief of the Medical Staff of the 88th Medical Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
New Patient Online Registration
It takes only a few minutes to register online as a new patient!
Please note that these steps are for new patient registration only.
- Click on Patient Portal. From the Providence Medical Group Patient Portal landing page, click on ‘Don't have an account? Sign up today to stay connected to your healthcare.’
- Fill in the required information and complete the security verification.
- You will then be asked to confirm your identity with a verification code sent to you via email, phone or text message.
- Once confirmed, you may select your new healthcare provider and practice location from the dropdown menus.
- You will be asked to set a password — when your password is confirmed, you will be directed to your own personalized, secure Patient Portal. You are now registered as a patient!
- You may now schedule your first appointment right away if you wish.
If you would like to wait to schedule your initial appointment, you may return to your patient portal at any time to do so.
If you have any questions about the registration process, or your new Patient Portal, please call (937) 297-8999.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing is now available through our practice
Established patients are eligible for COVID-19 testing through the conveniently located Providence Medical Lab and its fast and thorough test results.
If you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms — Click here for Providence's procedures for COVID-19 testing for symptomatic patients.
If you need to be tested for COVID-19, but do not have symptoms — Click here for Providence's procedures for COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic patients.
If you or a family member has COVID-19 symptoms, or believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, please contact us right away.