Skip to Content


Plains Regional Medical Center Welcomes New Cardiologist

December 17, 2015

CLOVIS, N.M. – Plains Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome cardiologist Jaya Bathina, MD.

Dr. Bathina specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and circulatory problems. She is experienced in providing cardiac catheterizations and managing challenging end-stage heart failure patients.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Bathina to our team,” said Vince DiFranco, administrator, Plains Regional Medical Center. “She brings much needed services to Curry County. Now more patients can get the heart care they need close to home.”

Dr. Bathina earned her medical degree from Mamata Medical College in Khammam, Telangana, India. She completed her internal medicine residency at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass. and her cardiology fellowship at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Del. She is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear medicine, vascular medicine and hypertension.

“I have been interested in medicine since I was a child so I am excited to join Plains Regional Medical Center as a cardiologist,” said Dr. Bathina. “My sister and fiancé are also physicians at the hospital so I feel right at home and am looking forward to caring for the people in this wonderful community.”

Dr. Bathina sees patients at 2200 W. 21st St., Clovis. To make an appointment, call 575-769-7577.


About Plains Regional Medical Center:
Plains Regional Medical Center has been managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1975. Plains Regional Medical Center and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, cancer center, a primary care and specialty clinic, outpatient rehabilitation services and home healthcare and hospice services in Curry County. Plains Regional Medical Center is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.​

Media Inquiries:

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
  • Dedicated Community Leadership

    We are accountable to our board of community leaders who dedicate their time, expertise, and energy to improving the health of patients, members, and our communities. Meet these remarkable leaders.

    Learn More.
  • Legacy of Caring

    We are committed to caring for our community -- and have been for more than 100 years. Learn more about Presbyterian’s first one hundred years of caring for the people of New Mexico, and where we are headed today.

    Learn More.
  • Together for Health

    Presbyterian Healthcare Services envisions a healthy New Mexico. Learn more about the priority health issues facing each of our communities identified in our most recent Community Health Assessment.

    Learn More.