About Us

HFCH ExteriorThe Hoops Family Children’s Hospital (HFCH) is a 72-bed children’s hospital within a hospital located on the Fifth Floor of Cabell Huntington Hospital. HFCH is a member of the Children’s Hospital Association and includes a 36-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 26-bed General Pediatrics Unit and a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The facility is currently undergoing a $12 million renovation project to reconstruct the units for general pediatrics and pediatric intensive care.

The Hoops Family Children’s Hospital is supported by Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists in neurosurgery, general surgery, neurology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, cardiology, pediatric oncology and other disciplines caring for patients from more than 29 counties throughout West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Specialized units offer the latest in medical technology and individual treatment for critically ill newborns, children and teens. Specially equipped air and ground transport services are always ready for infants and pediatric patients requiring immediate attention.

Our Campus

In addition to the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital, the campus includes several other healthcare facilities sharing our mission and serving our community:

chh entranceCabell Huntington Hospital is a not-for-profit, regional referral center with 303 staffed beds. Opened in 1956, it is also a teaching hospital and is affiliated with Marshall University Schools of Medicine and Nursing. At Cabell Huntington Hospital, we are not only concerned with your physical health needs; we are also sensitive to your emotional and educational needs.  The road to recovery is made easier by physicians, therapists, nurses, technicians and counselors who are every bit as caring and compassionate as they are highly skilled.

The Marshall University Medical Center adjoins Cabell Huntington Hospital through a four-story atrium. In addition to the administration offices and the clinical practice area, it includes the Harless Auditorium and the library. Patients have access to Marshall University's physicians and specialists, as well as all the services the hospital has to offer, all conveniently located under one roof.

eccc exteriorThe Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center specializes in comprehensive cancer care for children and adults, including experienced and respected physicians, radiologists and surgeons, a skilled and caring nursing staff and the most current protocols for cancer diagnosis, treatment and care. In our modern and attractive facility, patients have access to a full range of diagnosis and treatment services, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, laboratory testing, clinical trials and support services.

Other healthcare facilities sharing our campus include the Perinatal Center, the Center for Lung Health, the Pain Management Center and the J. Robert Pritchard Dialysis Center.

Teaching & Training

Together, we are leading the way in community health care, and with that comes the responsibility of training others to continue the tradition of excellence. The hospitals work with the teaching and research programs at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and other medical and technical schools. Through these partnerships, the staff works with some of the most highly qualified medical specialists in the area, sharing insight into the latest concepts in medical education and patient care.