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Here at Pikeville Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute, 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 Dr. Chase Reynolds and Dr. Michael Antimisiaris 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. Pictured are Interventional Cardiologists Dr. Deepak Pattanshetty, Dr. Muhammad Ahmad, Dr. Arun Nagabandi and staff.


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Latest News and Events

    • JULY 28, 2020
    Minimally Invasive Treatment for Severe Aneurysms

    Minimally Invasive Treatment for Severe Aneurysms

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is offering the region a minimally invasive approach to treat aneurysms (an outward bulging, similar to a bubble or balloon, caused by a localized, abnormal, weak spot on a blood vessel wall). One of the most severe conditions a patient can develop is an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), which, if left

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    • JUNE 26, 2020
    PMC Finding Success Treating AFib Using Watchman Device

    PMC Finding Success Treating AFib Using Watchman Device

    In January 2019, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Electrophysiologists performed the first procedure to implant the state-of-the-art Watchman Device in qualifying patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Nearly a year and a half later, 70 Watchman Device procedures have been performed at PMC, putting the medical center in the top 30 percent of hospitals in the entire

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    • JUNE 26, 2020
    PMC Electrophysiologists Using Advanced Technology  to Keep Hearts in Rhythm

    PMC Electrophysiologists Using Advanced Technology to Keep Hearts in Rhythm

    The Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Heart and Vascular Institute continues to be one of the state and national leaders in cardiac care. PMC’s Electrophysiology team of Director of the PMC Electrophysiology (EP) Lab Chase Reynolds, MD and Medical Director of the PMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Michael Antimisiaris, MD, work continuously to bring the most

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    • JUNE 12, 2020
    PMC Cardiac Cath Lab Receives National Accreditation

    PMC Cardiac Cath Lab Receives National Accreditation

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has been notified by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) that the medical center’s cardiac cath Lab has received a Cardiac Cath Lab Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Accreditation. PMC is the second medical center in the state to obtain this accreditation, which signifies PMC’s commitment to the region. “We have been

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