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    • DECEMBER 3, 2019
    Cutting Edge Technology Improving Outcomes for Orthopedic Patients

    Cutting Edge Technology Improving Outcomes for Orthopedic Patients

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is providing the region with the most advanced technology for orthopedic patients. PMC is the only hospital in the state certified by Joint Commission for joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee, and hip fracture. Receiving these certifications means based on reviews, PMC has successfully met national standards, clinical guidelines, and outcomes

    • DECEMBER 3, 2019
    PMC Helps Patients Manage Knee Replacement Surgery Pain with New Technology

    PMC Helps Patients Manage Knee Replacement Surgery Pain with New Technology

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is one of the few hospitals in the state offering iovera° . iovera° is a non-opioid way to manage pain by treating peripheral nerves. The advanced technology distributes cold temperature on targeted nerves that will temporarily disrupt the transmission of pain signals from the pain receptors to the brain. This treatment

    • DECEMBER 3, 2019
    PMC Welcomes New Neurosurgeon

    PMC Welcomes New Neurosurgeon

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of a new neurosurgeon, George M. Ghobrial, MD. Doctor Ghobrial earned his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the State University of New York (SUNY) in Binghamton. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at Thomas Jefferson University

    • DECEMBER 2, 2019
    New Lab Tests More Convenient for Physicians & Patients

    New Lab Tests More Convenient for Physicians & Patients

    Since the completion of the Pikeville Medical Center Laboratory expansion and the addition of the region’s only automated lab line, many tests that were previously sent out for processing are now run in-house. This means faster processing and faster results for patients who may need to begin treatment. These added tests can detect rheumatoid arthritis,