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    • SEPTEMBER 25, 2020
    Surgeons Use High-Def Technology for Greater Accuracy

    Surgeons Use High-Def Technology for Greater Accuracy

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) surgeons are getting more detail and greater accuracy during surgeries using the Visera 4K Ultra High Definition system.  This state-of-the-art system provides four times the resolution, better light, and twice the color as high-definition monitor systems that are normally used during surgical procedures.  In fact, this technology is the same as

    • SEPTEMBER 25, 2020
    PMC’s Surgeons Bring Nearly 100 Years Experience to the OR

    PMC’s Surgeons Bring Nearly 100 Years Experience to the OR

    General surgery is a specialty that focuses on the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix, and more. Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Amy Johnson, MD, FACS, Oon Leehanachoke, MD, FACS, Grady Stephens, MD, and Timothy Wright, DO, FACOS are highly skilled surgeons who collectively bring 99 years of experience to the operating

    • JUNE 5, 2020
    PMC’s Surgery Department Resumes Elective Surgical Procedures

    PMC’s Surgery Department Resumes Elective Surgical Procedures

    While the Commonwealth is still battling the coronavirus pandemic, Kentuckians are settling into a new normal. Healthcare is leading the way by safely resuming previously restricted services. Hospitals throughout the state were required to postpone elective surgeries and only provide emergent services during the early onset of COVID-19 and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) complied. Those

    • MAY 15, 2020
    Surgical Services Re-Open With Safety Procedures in Place

    Surgical Services Re-Open With Safety Procedures in Place

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky has put together a plan to slowly re-open the economy. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) continues to follow the recommendations of Governor Andy Beshear as they begin to re-open medical services for the community. One of the first areas to re-open is the surgery department. Special measures are being made with a