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COMPREHENSIVE CAPABILITIES

COMPREHENSIVE CAPABILITIES

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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Latest News and Events

  • PMC Offering Advanced Heart Attack Treatment

    PMC Offering Advanced Heart Attack Treatment

    Each year more than 800,000 Americans have a heart attack, which translates into one heart attack every 40 seconds. Experiencing a heart attack can be an unexpected and life-altering event, but many times they remain undiagnosed. The American Heart Association estimates that about 20 percent of heart attacks are silent, meaning damage has been done

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  • Experts At Heart

    Experts At Heart

    “You can’t have a great cardiothoracic surgery program without having a great team around you. I am lucky to practice at the Heart and Vascular Institute of Eastern Kentucky, as we have assembled an amazing team of cardiac specialists. Within this team, everyone helps to create an overall atmosphere of growth and advancement. I was

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  • PMC Recognized for Cardiac Rehab Program

    PMC Recognized for Cardiac Rehab Program

    During February, also known as American Heart Month, there is a lot of information available on heart health and the importance of recognizing common warning signs of heart disease.  Healthcare providers, especially those who work in heart-related fields, also stress the importance of the recovery process following a cardiac event, such as a heart attack

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  • PMC First in Kentucky to Offer New Blood Clot Treatment

    PMC First in Kentucky to Offer New Blood Clot Treatment

    In April 2023, Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Vascular/Endovascular surgeon Al Addasi, MD, performed an Arterial Thrombectomy procedure using a new, advanced device, the Penumbra Lightning Bolt™ 7. Dr. Addasi was the first in Kentucky to utilize this technology, which uses computer-aided clot-detecting technology designed to speed up clot removal while leaving healthy blood circulating. This

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Heart & Vascular Institute of Eastern Kentucky
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Pikeville, KY 41501
606-430-2201

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