Testimonials



Kate Tackett, D.O. (2017)
Residency Program: Family Medicine
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I am so very thankful for my residency opportunity and the family I gained throughout this process. Not only have I received an excellent education, but I made friends that will last me a lifetime. I would make the decision to come here again in an instant.”
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John Colston, D.O. (2015)
Residency Program: Integrated FM/FNM
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“As a result of not originally being from this area, people often ask me why I came to Pikeville. The answer is very simple, I wanted to train at the best place in the country for the skills I wanted. Pikeville Family Practice Residency Program trains well rounded, confident, compassionate physicians. I was impressed with the program as a visiting student and remained impressed after completing my four years of training. The staff, nurses and attending physicians are excellent and supportive. I highly recommend this program to everyone I meet and am proud to say I am a graduate of this program.”
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Josh Kempf, D.O. (2015)
Residency Program: Plus One
Year: Graduation 2015
Medical School: University of New England College of Ostropathic Medicine

 
“If you want results and to learn real Osteopathy, this is the best Plus One Residency in the country with a world renowned faculty.”
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Angela O’Quinn, D.O. (2015)
Residency Program: Plus One
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“During my time in the Family Medicine Residency, I received excellent experiences. I felt well prepared to see patients in both a clinic and hospital setting upon graduation. The hospital is small enough that you get one-on-one time with the attendings but large enough that you have all the specialist areas in one location.”
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Anthony West, D.O. (2013)
Residency Program: Plus One
Medical School: Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 
“The education and opportunities at Pikeville were astounding. I chose the program for the breadth of experience I received from the physicians who work there. The physicians are positive and supportive and offered solid advice and guidance about treating patients as I enhanced my manipulation skills. The experience helped me obtain the exact job I wanted right out of residency.”
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Jonathan Hatton, D.O. (2014)
Medical School: University of Pikeville: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I chose PMC because of the attendings, and the unopposed access to them on all rotations. There was a lot of procedure exposure and one on one teaching. Didactics were also very strong and are almost always presented by a specialist with expert knowledge on the topic being presented.”
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Teanna Moore, D.O. (2014)

Residency Program: Integrated
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I feel very privileged to have had the opportunity to train with the high caliber attending physicians at PMC. Their dedication to both patient care and education is truly amazing.”

Bethani Rose, D.O. (2013)
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I chose PMC because I am originally from Pikeville and I want to stay in the area to practice. Also, the fellow residents, attendings and staff made me feel like I was a part of the family.”
Antoinette Justice, D.O.
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“During my 3rd and 4th years of rotations, PMC was my hubsite. I chose PMC not only because I was a resident of the area but because of the reputation for wonderful learning opportunities as well as physicians who love to teach, which was important to myself in my selected hubsite and future residency program. The faculty and staff were always helpful and friendly and made me feel very welcome and comfortable. It was also a blessing to train in an area I grew up in as well as the learning opportunities that are provided from working in a rural setting. I am very thankful for my residency training and for my mentors for all the time they donated to benefit my future.”
April Ratliff, D.O. (2013)
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I knew I wanted to do Family Practice and in a hospital where everyone was treated with respect and as an individual. PMC matched that description for me, especially with the teamwork I noticed in my 3rd and 4th years as a medical student. PMC continues to exceed my expectations and I know I made the right choice.”
Tiffany Salyers, D.O. (2013)
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“PMC’s equipment and facilities are state-of-the-art, and the staff are friendly, welcoming and eager to teach. The location is ideal!”
Angel Justice, D.O. (2013)
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I am a native of eastern Kentucky and it was important for me to return to my community with the knowledge and skills the Lord has blessed me with, to help promote quality health care in the mountains I call home.”
Jennifer Kingery, D.O.
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine

 
“I chose PMC’s Residency Program for several reasons. The main reason is for my love of OMT and the FP/NMM program that is offered. I also spent time rotating at PMC as a student and was impressed with the level of education being taught by all the attending physicians. An extra bonus is that it is close to my hometown and family in southwest Virginia.”
Jackie Van Manen, D.O.
Medical School: Des Moines University
Previous Residency: La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency

 
“PMC’s Plus One Residency offers solid osteopathic hands-on training and a unique philosophy. There is a wide variety of patient cases, and the physicians and staff are very patient-centered in the care they give.”

 


CONTACT US!
For more information about the Pikeville Medical Center Residency Program, please call:

606-218-3985

or email us at stephanie.compton@pikevillehospital.org