Pikeville Medical Center welcomes Interventional Radiologist Dr. Rami Sartawi to the Heart and Vascular Institute. He will begin practicing on July 1.
Dr. Sartawi received his medical degree in 2007 at Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., in 2012 and Interventional Radiology fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology.
With roots in the region, Dr. Sartawi is excited to begin seeing patients at Pikeville Medical Center.
â€œMy family has lived in eastern Kentucky for over 15 years, so working at PMC is a little bit of a homecoming for me,â€ he said. â€œI’ve been all over the country for training, but Kentucky has always been my home.â€
When asked why he chose to work at Pikeville Medical Center, Dr. Sartawi said, â€œPMC is a top-notch facility with a prestigious staff of physicians, making my decision a simple one. I look forward to contributing positively to the well-being of the community.â€
He specializes in image guided minimally- invasive procedures for dialysis access, kyphoplasty, tumor biopsies and treatment, diseased arteries/veins and joint injections. Other specialties include renal/dialysis interventions, graft and fistula angioplasty and stenting, declots, temporary and tunneled dialysis catheters, ureteral stents, percutaneous nephrostomy, angiography, stenting, angioplasty, thrombolysis, limb salvage, non-healing ulcers and pain management (facet/joint injections, epidural steroid injections).
Dr. Michael Wolujewicz will join Dr. Sartawi in PMC’s Interventional Radiology department on July 22.
Dr. Sartawi, a U.S. citizen, was born and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, outdoor sports and reading.
His office is located at PMC May Tower 1 West, 911 Bypass Road. For more information, call 606-218-4530.