Dr. Michael Antimisiaris has joined the team of physicians at the Heart Institute at Pikeville Medical Center. He is an electrophysiologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms.
“Dr. Antimisiaris is a fine physician and his expertise in cardiac care will only elevate the quality of care we are able to provide our patients,” said Walter E. May, PMC president and chief executive officer. “Our organization is committed to bringing the best and brightest health care professionals to our facility, and the addition of Dr. Antimisiaris brings a much needed service closer to our patients.”
Triple Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Antimisiaris said, “Pikeville Medical Center has established itself as one of the fastest growing health care organizations in the nation, and I want to be a part of the wonderful work this hospital is doing acr oss the r egion.”
Dr. Antimisiaris said symptoms of abnormal heart rhythms include weakness, dizziness, fainting or black-outs, fluttering in the chest, shortness of breath, and chest pain, pressure or discomfort.
“The treatment we provide is not only for those accustomed to cardiac problems, but also treating healthy patients and correcting their rhythmic problems quickly,” he explained. “I get the most satisfaction by seeing my work make a difference in the quality of lifeofm ypa tients.”