Pikeville Medical opens new clinic, parking
PIKEVILLE, Ky. — On Thursday, Pikeville Medical Center conducted a grand opening for its new clinic and parking garage.
“The clinic and parking garage expansion is one of the most exciting projects we’ve taken on over the years,” Walter E. May, PMC president and CEO, said in a news release. “We built the clinic to model Mayo Clinic, the first organization to integrate physicians with hospitals. I’ve always believed that anything that can be done in medicine anywhere can be done in Pikeville, Kentucky, and can be done at the same level of quality.”
The new clinic building is 11 stories and 235,362 square feet, including physician offices and specialties including gastroenterology, general surgery, urology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, interventional radiology, plastic surgery, trauma, orthopedics, sports medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatric and adult endocrinology, primary care, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, infectious disease, pulmonology and rheumatology.
The clinic is attached to every floor of the hospital’s May Tower, allowing flow between inpatient and outpatient areas. It also connects with the new 10-story parking garage, with spaces for 1,162 vehicles.
“With the opening of this expansion, Pikeville Medical Center is changing the way we deliver health care, for the better,” aid PMC Chief Operating Officer Juanita Deskins. “We will now be able to schedule physician appointments and surgeries faster, as well as decrease wait times in physician offices.”
The building features geothermal heating and cooling, an advanced lighting system and a state-of-the-art patient tracking and monitoring system.
Pikeville Medical Center is a 261-bed hospital with more 2,300 employees.
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