About Us

The Hoops Family Children's Hospital (HFCH) is a 71-bed children's hospital within Cabell Huntington Hospital, a 303-bed academic medical center in Huntington, West Virginia. Cabell Huntington is affiliated with the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and cares for patients from more than 29 counties throughout West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio.

The Hoops Family Children's Hospital is a member of the Children's Hospital Association and includes a 36-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 25-bed General Pediatrics Unit and a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

The HFCH is supported by Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists in orthopedics, allergy/immunology, neurosurgery, general surgery, neurology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, cardiology and pediatric oncology, who offer the latest in medical technology and individualized treatment for critically ill newborns, children and teens. Specially trained air and ground transport teams are always ready for infants and pediatric patients requiring immediate attention.

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Special events can be fun for the family. Classes help you learn from the experts about current health issues. Through support groups, you can connect with others in a similar situation, share experiences and advice and learn more about what you are facing. And who knows? You may make some friends in the process! For details about upcoming events, please see our calendar page.

Meeting a Milestone

The Hoops Family Children's Hospital's newly designed and decorated Pediatric Intensive Care Unit opened March 26, 2015. It includes 10 bright and spacious patient rooms that are fully equipped for critically ill and injured children, an expanded nurses' area and two specialized isolation rooms.