Meet Our Team

Taking the first step in getting heroin addiction treatment isn’t always an easy decision. It’s comforting to know that you have the right people on your side.  It’s also important to us that you feel comfortable with your treatment providers and the facility you’ve chosen. We want you to know you’re in good hands at North Dayton Addiction & Recovery.

Opiate & Heroin Addiction Treatment From Caring Professionals

heroin addiction treatment specialist Dr. Kolodzik,

Paul W. Kolodzik, MD, MBA, Founder, Medical Director

Dr. Kolodzik is the Medical Director of North Dayton Addiction & Recovery.  His 20-year tenure as an emergency physician has provided him extensive experience in caring for patients and families impacted by opiate addiction.  His experience in the emergency room motivated him to support patients through a practice of addiction medicine beginning in 2015. Since that time he has cared for hundreds of patients seeking opiate and heroin addiction treatment.

Dr. Kolodzik is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, the Wright State University College of Medicine, and the WSU Residency in Emergency Medicine.

Heroin addiction treatment doctor Atif Raja

Atif Raja, MD, Physician

Dr. Atif Raja is a graduate of St. Matthews University medical school.  He completed his internship and residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center and the University of Alabama where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Raja is a native of Chicago, IL and has been practicing in Dayton, OH since 2009 after completing an additional year of training in Emergency Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Raja joined the North Dayton Addiction & Recovery team in 2017. He understands the challenges patients face when battling the disease of addiction and uses a multifaceted approach including individual counseling, disease education, prescription medication therapy, and the development of a personalized treatment plan for long-term recovery.

Wade D. Smith, DO, FACEP, Physician

Dr. Smith is a 1997 graduate of Kansas City University College of Biomedical Sciences. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Wright State University in 2000. He has practiced in various ED’s in the Dayton area for over 18 years. He approaches each patient with compassion and empathy, and his goal is to work with his patients to help meet their goals while maintaining sobriety and recovery.