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    • JANUARY 13, 2020
    Weight Loss Surgery Helps Patients Overcome Diabetes

    Weight Loss Surgery Helps Patients Overcome Diabetes

    Make 2020 the year to lose weight and improve your overall health. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Weight Loss and General Surgeon Amy Johnson, MD, has been providing expert care and weight loss surgical services to the Central Appalachian region since 2011. With her help, patients have overcome diabetes, high blood pressure, and a host of

    • DECEMBER 24, 2019
    3D Robotic System Now Reducing Recovery Time for Many PMC Patients

    3D Robotic System Now Reducing Recovery Time for Many PMC Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) takes pride in providing world-class quality healthcare to our patients. One example of advance care available at PMC is minimally invasive surgery for qualifying procedures performed by using the da Vinci XI Surgical System. This 3D system provides intelligent technology using a minimally invasive approach that could improve outcomes. PMC surgeons

    • AUGUST 1, 2019
    PMC Receives National Accreditation for Weight Loss Surgery

    PMC Receives National Accreditation for Weight Loss Surgery

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently achieved National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). MBSAQIP is a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). This designation effectively highlights PMC’s commitment to providing safe, high-quality bariatric surgical care,

    • MARCH 13, 2019
    PMC Brings the First and Only 4k Ultra High Definition 4k Imaging System to the Region

    PMC Brings the First and Only 4k Ultra High Definition 4k Imaging System to the Region

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is the only hospital in the region to offer patients the Visera 4K Ultra High-Definition System. PMC added this state-of-the-art technology to address unmet needs in medical imaging. The Visera 4K is recognized for improving visual elements such as resolution, light and color for laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgery. The new surgery