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    • FEBRUARY 18, 2019
    AFib Patient Receives Region’s First Watchman Device at PMC

    AFib Patient Receives Region’s First Watchman Device at PMC

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Cardiac Electrophysiologists Michael Antimisiaris, MD, and Chase Reynolds, MD, performed the region’s first state-of-the-art Watchman Procedure. Shelva Dotson of Phelps, Ky was the first patient to receive the Watchman Device. PMC patients who qualify for this procedure have a tiny device called the Watchman Device implanted into the left atrial appendage

    • FEBRUARY 18, 2019
    PMC – The Region’s Most Sought After Residency Program

    PMC – The Region’s Most Sought After Residency Program

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Residency Program is bringing some of the medical community’s most promising physicians to the region to provide patient care. PMC Family Practice Clinic Director, Willena Moore said, “Our residency program is a big deal. We receive thousands of applications from physicians around the country who want to be part of our

    • FEBRUARY 12, 2019
    Region’s First TAVR Patient Praises Pikeville Medical Center

    Region’s First TAVR Patient Praises Pikeville Medical Center

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) continues to lead the way for advancements in heart care for this region. Bud Williams, of Belfry, Ky was the first patient to receive a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at PMC. PMC patients who qualify for a TAVR procedure undergo a minimally invasive surgical procedure that repairs a patient’s heart

    • FEBRUARY 12, 2019
    PMC Announces New Chief of Staff as a Member of the Board of Directors

    PMC Announces New Chief of Staff as a Member of the Board of Directors

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recently named Philip Leipprandt Jr., DO, as their new Chief of Staff to the Board of Directors. Dr. Leipprandt joined PMC in 2013 to its Gastroenterology Physician Practice. He will continue to practice medicine as he assists the board in overseeing the operations of PMC. Dr. Leipprandt received his medical degree