• Medical Leader to cease operations April 6


    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville Medical Center (PMC), announces that the Medical Leader, a weekly newspaper published by the hospital, will cease operations on April 6, 2018. 

    Established in 1999, the Medical Leader has evolved from its original 10-page tabloid into a vibrant and effective award-winning paper, providing readers with positive hospital and community news.

  • PMC mourns with community for fallen officer


    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) administration, Board of Directors and staff would like to offer their deepest condolences to the family, fellow officers and friends of Pikeville City Police Officer Scotty Hamilton.  Officer Hamilton was killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, March 13th while assisting Kentucky State Police with an investigation in Pike County. 

  • Stop the Bleed: Educating others to save lives


    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Trauma Department will be offering free classes to the general public during national Stop the Bleed Day on March 31.

    PMC has spent a number of months implementing the campaign by bringing awareness to the numerous trauma incidents and ways individuals can prevent them from occurring.

  • PMC hosting annual Holy week activities


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) invites everyone to attend this year’s annual Holy Week and Easter Sunrise Services. We will kick off the week on Sunday, March 25 with Palm Sunday Service and will continue with special services through Sunday, April 1.

  • PMC employee loses big with HMR weight loss program



    As we age, maintaining a healthy weight may become more difficult.  According to Mayo Clinic, muscle mass decreases and fat replaces it starting around age 30. Since fat burns fewer calories than muscle does, the body needs fewer calories to maintain its current weight.

  • Fallen Hero


    SOMBER HOMECOMING: Community, family, friends and fellow officers lined Hambley Boulevard to welcome home fallen Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton, who was killed in the line of duty on March 13. His body was returned to Pike County and taken to J.W. Call Funeral Home in Pikeville on March 14 from Frankfort.

  • PMC welcomes Dr. Maryam Khawari


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Maryam Khawari, M.D., rheumatologist.

    Dr. Khawari received her medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.

    She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in rheumatology.

    Dr. Khawari says patients can expect her to be dedicated, giving them long-term care.

  • Phelps student’s desire to help others brings ‘a blessing’


    PHELPS — The economic downturn in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia has left many individuals reaching out for assistance.

    Food pantries are a vital source of support to those in need and Phelps High School student Kara Stevens took it upon herself to lend a helping hand.

  • Pikeville assistant fire chief says ‘check your batteries’


    PIKEVILLE — In honor of check your batteries day on March 11, Pikeville Fire Department Assistant Chief Robert Lindsey provides the community with helpful tips.

  • PMC da Vinci surgical team performs 100th robotic surgery


    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is proud to announce a milestone has been reached, with their 100th surgery using the da Vinci XI Surgical System.

    This minimally-invasive surgery benefits the patient through shorter hospital stays, less pain and scarring, less risk of wound infections, less blood loss, fewer transfusions, faster recovery and quicker return to normal activities.