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    • JULY 15, 2020
    PMC Level II Trauma Center Saving Lives

    PMC Level II Trauma Center Saving Lives

    Despite being located in a rural area, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has one of the most advanced trauma departments in the state. With the capability to offer specialized emergency care around the clock, the PMC Trauma Department treats life-threatening injuries and high-risk cases from car crash injuries, gunshot wounds and ATV crashes. “Being able to

    • JANUARY 16, 2020
    PMC Equipped to Treat the Most Severe Trauma Patients

    PMC Equipped to Treat the Most Severe Trauma Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Trauma Department is a state-of-the-art facility providing around-the-clock quality healthcare during emergencies and disasters. PMC is Kentucky’s only accredited Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). PMC’s Trauma Center is staffed by specially trained health care professionals who treat life-threatening injuries. They are equipped to handle the

    • JANUARY 16, 2020
    New, Advanced Procedure Reduces Pain From Broken Ribs

    New, Advanced Procedure Reduces Pain From Broken Ribs

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is one of very few hospitals performing advanced procedures to reduce pain, recovery time and the risk of infection for patients suffering from broken ribs. PMC’s Trauma Surgeons are performing rib plating for severely broken ribs, a procedure typically performed on the most common traumatic injuries. Severe rib fractures are typically

    • NOVEMBER 13, 2019
    Extraordinary Outcome for Trauma Patient

    Extraordinary Outcome for Trauma Patient

    Robert Beck, 60 from War, WV was admitted to the Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) intensive care unit on his birthday, February 20 of this year, and placed on life support. His treatment and recovery have been nothing short of miraculous. Beck had been working on replacing the floors in his kitchen. This work took days