On November 27, 2018, Pikeville Medical Center announced plans to open a new clinic in the city of Whitesburg. The anticipated opening date was planned for February, but the construction crew finished ahead of scheduled. The new opening date is January 2, 2019. The clinic provides services for neurology, cardiology, vascular and electrophysiology, and has seen more than 600 patients in a single month it its current downtown location. Lorri Burgess, Director of the PMC Hear and Vascular Institute, said the process of traveling for health care means extra time and money and they are committed to going to their patients whenever feasible. She added that PMC has put together a wonderful team of clinical and clerical staff at Whitesburg. The location of the new PMC Clinic is 107 Medical Plaza Lane, Whitesburg, in the former Whitesburg Motel.