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Here at the Heart and Vascular Institute of Eastern Kentucky, we have assembled a team of cardiac specialists who bring a broad range of expertise to our program. We have coupled that with cutting-edge technology and have provided our team with the best equipment and operating rooms available. The combined result is comprehensive heart care for the people of our region that is second to none.

Irregular Heartbeat?


If you are experiencing irregular heart rhythms, particularly if those symptoms are combined with fatigue, dizziness and shortness of breath, Pikeville Medical Center’s Electrophysiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating the full breadth of conditions that involve the heart’s electrical system.


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The Watchman


WATCHMAN is a permanent implant that offers an alternative to the lifelong use of blood thinners. It’s about the size of a quarter and made from very light and compact materials. If you have a history of bleeding or a lifestyle, occupation or condition that puts you at risk for bleeding, ask your doctor about the WATCHMAN Implant.


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Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery


At Pikeville Medical Center, the future of heart surgery is no longer tomorrow. It’s today. Minimally-invasive options make procedures safer and less invasive. Trust our cardiac team to the care of your heart. Together. We are Saving Lives.


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Heart Cath Lab


Pikeville Medical Center’s Cardiac Cath Lab has been nationally recognized in Cath Lab Digest.


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Areas of Specialty

Cardiac Procedures and Services

Expertise and Recognition


Valce Clinic

Latest News and Events

  • Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has been recognized as being among the Top 10% in the State and Top 10% in the Nation in four different categories by CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc.  These awards are presented annually and are based on a comprehensive scoring system that compares inpatient quality performance across general, acute

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  • The Future of Cardiovascular Care Is Here

    The Future of Cardiovascular Care Is Here

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is staying on top of advanced cardiac technology to continue providing high-quality health care to the people of the region. The PMC Heart and Vascular Institute is pleased to now offer Abbott’s new Aveir VR leadless pacemaker – the world’s only leadless pacemaker designed to be retrieved. Dr. Chase Reynolds, PMC

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  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Offered at PMC

    Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Offered at PMC

    Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation are both programs that involve exercise and educational components, but each group is geared differently. Individuals who are diagnosed with heart disease or have undergone heart surgery may be candidates for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at PMC. Patients who have any chronic pulmonary disease that causes shortness of breath and a

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  • General Cardiology at PMC

    General Cardiology at PMC

    Experiencing shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pains, changes in heart rate or rhythm or high blood pressure? These symptoms may indicate a heart condition. Dr. Rodney Handshoe, Dr. Hamid Nawaz, Dr. Raymon Nelson and Dr. Madhava Pally, cardiologists at the Heart and Vascular Institute at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC), specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases

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Heart & Vascular Institute of Eastern Kentucky
911 Bypass Road, Building A
Pikeville, KY 41501

Pikeville Medical Center