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    • JANUARY 30, 2019
    Pikeville Medical Center Electrophysiologists Perform Region’s First Watchman Procedure

    Pikeville Medical Center Electrophysiologists Perform Region’s First Watchman Procedure

    The Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Heart and Vascular Institute is the heart of healthcare in the region. The hospital is leading the way to a healthier and longer life for patients in and around the community. Not only does PMC have a state-of-the-art facility, but the services provided at the hospital are saving countless lives

    • NOVEMBER 19, 2018
    PMC – One of the Nation’s Few Hospitals Offering the New Micra Leadless Pacemaker

    PMC – One of the Nation’s Few Hospitals Offering the New Micra Leadless Pacemaker

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is one of the few hospitals in the nation to provide the new Micra Leadless Pacemaker for their patients. PMC currently has two electrophysiologists, Michael Antimisiaris, MD (Dr. A) and Chase Reynolds, MD and both physicians have completed the extra training to provide this new advancement to the patients in the

    • OCTOBER 9, 2018
    PMC Selected as One of the Few Centers in the Nation to Implant New Watchman Device

    PMC Selected as One of the Few Centers in the Nation to Implant New Watchman Device

    Atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients have an increased risk of stroke and the new Watchman Device, sometimes called a left ventricle appendage occlusion device, could prove to be one answer to treating those patients. Not every AFib patient qualifies for this procedure, but a significant number of patients will. Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Electrophysiologist Michael Antimisiaris,

    • FEBRUARY 23, 2018
    Reynolds: ‘AFib, unfortunately, occurs at random’

    Reynolds: ‘AFib, unfortunately, occurs at random’

    Atrial fibrillation (AFib) impacts more than 5.1 million people in the United States, with expectations of 15.9 million by 2050. These numbers, from Mayo Clinic, only reflect those with AFib confirmed by an electrocardiogram, and do not include many more with symptoms but who cannot be confirmed. There are possibly many more who do not