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Pikeville anyone?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Halaljello, Jun 14, 2001.

  1. Halaljello

    Halaljello Hot Oil 10+ Year Member

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    Anyone know anything about pikeville? first of all...how the hell do you get there? Some guy i talked to who works in admissions said that they dont have an airport, so you'll have to drive like 3 hours from louisville if you fly...

    Whats in pikeville anyway? i know this may sound kinda funny but someone told me, the main attraction there is a "Wal-Mart"

    thanks
     
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  3. livquiv

    livquiv Member 10+ Year Member

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    I do believe it was the site of the Hatfield - McCoy feud.
     
  4. Halaljello

    Halaljello Hot Oil 10+ Year Member

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    say what??
     
  5. tbachi

    tbachi Member 10+ Year Member

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    Pikeville is in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. It is basically the middle of nowhere. There isn't much to do there. It's about 3 or so hours from Lexington, KY, and 3 hours or so from Charleston, WV.
     
  6. Billie

    Billie An Oldie but a Goodie... 10+ Year Member

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    Pikeville is 2 hours from Charleston, WV. Yes there is the Wal Mart and Lowe's, but there is also some great restuarants, a beautiful lake, a brand new hospital, movie theater's, etc etc that any other small town has.

    So far I have only done one month ER rotation at Pikeville, but I plan on doing more. But PikevilleMedStudent here on the boards can tell you so much more. I am sure he will post soon.

    Billie
     
  7. Pikevillemedstudent

    Pikevillemedstudent Bengals Fan 10+ Year Member

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    I know a lot about Pikeville. The best way to get there is to fly to Huntington, WV. Close second would be Lexington, KY or Charleston, WV. Its a long drive from Louisville but definitely do able. It is about 1.5 hours from Huntington, maybe not even that much. Since I answered your questions, how about answering mine? Why the interest in Pikeville?
     

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