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    • FEBRUARY 5, 2021
    February Is Dedicated to Improving Heart Health Especially Among Women

    February Is Dedicated to Improving Heart Health Especially Among Women

    The month known for love is also set aside to focus on heart disease, the number one killer of Americans that devastates hundreds of thousands of families every year.  For 57 years, February has been designated American Heart Month, a time the Heart and Vascular team at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) focuses extra attention on

    • FEBRUARY 5, 2021
    Advanced Technology Gives PMC Physicians the Tools to Administer Better Care to Heart Patients

    Advanced Technology Gives PMC Physicians the Tools to Administer Better Care to Heart Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) provides the most comprehensive heart and vascular program in the region and is proud to showcase three state-of-the-art interventional cardiac catheterization (cath) labs.  The cath labs, featuring a Philips Azurion imaging system, were at the heart of a $4.8 million USDA Economic Development grant project. “These labs equip us to provide

    • NOVEMBER 9, 2020
    Advancements in Heart Care for Removal of Blockage

    Advancements in Heart Care for Removal of Blockage

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has taken an aggressive direction to help provide quality cardiac care for those in the region who are plagued with heart disease. PMC is now consistently among the state’s leading hospitals in both numbers and outcomes for heart and vascular procedures. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in

    • OCTOBER 30, 2020
    PMC’s Team Clears the Path for a Healthier Heart

    PMC’s Team Clears the Path for a Healthier Heart

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) offers cutting-edge technology and a specially trained staff for interventional cardiology services. PMC’s Board-Certified physicians Muhammad Ahmad, MD, Arun Nagabandi, MD, and Deepak Pattanshetty, MD, specialize in using advanced imaging and other diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the coronary arteries and chambers of a patient’s heart.