About Us

Cabell Huntington Hospital is a not-for-profit, regional referral center with 303 staffed beds. Located in Huntington, West Virginia, Cabell Huntington cares for patients from more than 29 counties throughout West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Opened in 1956, it is also a teaching hospital and is affiliated with Marshall University Schools of Medicine and Nursing.

All of us at Cabell Huntington Hospital share a common value - providing excellent care that promotes lifelong good health. Your medical care includes very personal attention to the details that help make all patients and their families feel at home.

Hospital Services

At Cabell Huntington Hospital, you will find quality medical facilities and services to get you well and patient education resources to keep you well. We are not only concerned with your physical health needs; we are also sensitive to your emotional and educational needs. At Cabell Huntington Hospital, 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 hospital is proud of specialized care centers such as the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Burn Intensive Care Unit and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. These units offer the latest in medical technology and individual treatment for critically ill newborns, children and adults. Specially equipped air and ground transport services are always ready for patients requiring immediate attention.

As part of the hospital's concern for total patient care, Cabell Huntington has become a leader in emergency treatment, mother and baby health care and surgical, diagnostic and therapeutic services. With a highly skilled staff and the most advanced equipment, Cabell Huntington is a leader in many special services.

Our Campus

The Marshall University Medical Center atrium

The Marshall University Medical Center atrium

In addition to the hospital itself, the campus includes several other healthcare facilities sharing our mission and serving our community:

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.

The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, which also adjoins Cabell Huntington Hospital, 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.

The Hoops Family Children’s Hospital is a 72-bed children’s hospital within a hospital located on the Fifth Floor of Cabell Huntington Hospital. 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 26-bed General Pediatrics Unit and a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The facility is currently undergoing a $12 million renovation project to create the entrance and 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 and pediatric oncology.

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.



Pictured left to right: Tim Martin, Vice President, Ancillary & Support Services; Bradley Burck, Vice President, Foundation; Lisa Chamberlin Stump, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Planning & Business Development; Hoyt Burdick, MD, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer; Monte Ward, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial & Acquisition Officer; Kevin Fowler, President & Chief Executive Officer; Glen Washington, Chief Executive Officer, Pleasant Valley Hospital; Joy Pelfrey, RN, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer; Dennis Lee, Vice President & Chief Information Officer; Paul English Smith, Vice President & General Counsel; Gene Preston, Vice President, Physician Services & Managed Care

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a governing body which is responsible for oversight of the operations of Cabell Huntington Hospital. The Board of Directors consists of 18 members who are broadly representative of the community. Members of the Board of Directors are normally appointed for three-year terms, and a member may be appointed to no more than three consecutive three-year terms.

A separate board of directors, which governs the Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation, Inc., is responsible for fundraising activities related to the hospital.

Teaching & Training

Cabell Huntington is leading the way in community health care, and with that comes the responsibility of training others to continue the tradition of excellence. The hospital works with the teaching and research programs at Marshall University School of Medicine and other medical and technical schools. Through these partnerships, the hospital 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.

  • Last updated: 12/20/2016
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