COSHOCTON -- Coshocton Hospital announces the addition of Smriti Vaid, MD, to the medical staff of the Pleasant Valley Clinic at 1390 Pleasant Valley Dr. in Coshocton.

Dr. Vaid is an internal medicine physician specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases.

Dr. Vaid earned her medical degree from Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences and Hospital (ASCOMS) in Jammu, India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Prior to beginning her residency program, Dr. Vaid worked as an emergency medicine physician at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as well as at the Apollo Hospitals in India.

Dr. Vaid's focus on patient care is evidenced by her prior participation in hospital and administrative committees that have included the critical care committee, the clinical patient safety committee, performance improvement council and the pain and palliative care committee.

She is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

During her spare time, Dr. Vaid enjoys outdoor activities, travel and cooking. She has recently moved to the Coshocton community with her husband and daughter.

Dr. Vaid is now accepting new patients at the Pleasant Valley Clinic, where appointments can be scheduled by calling 740-295-5922.