Paul T. Finch, MD

Associate Professor
Chief, Pediatric Oncology


Clinical Interests


Education & Training

  • Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Residency: University of Tennesse Le Bonheur Children's Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Champion of Dignity and Respect, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Member, American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Member, American Medical Association


  • Certified: American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
1400 Hal Greer Blvd.
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.399.6500

Map & Directions

Brown K, Modi K, Light R, Cox A, Long T, Gadepalli RS, Rimoldi J, Miles S, Rankin G, Valentovic M, Denning K, Tirona M, Finch P, Hess J, Dasgupta P. 2023. Anti-cancer Activity of Region B capsaicin analogs 2023 March 31, 66 (7): 4294-4323.

Merritt JC, Richbart SD, Moles EG, Cox AJ, Brown KC, Miles SL, Finch PT, Hess JA, Tirona MT, Valentovic MA, Dasgupta P. 2022. Anti-cancer activity of sustained release capsaicin formulations. Pharmacol Ther. 2022 3 30;238:108177.
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Richbart SD, Merritt JC, Moles EG, Brown KC, Adeluola AA, Finch PT, Hess JA, Tirona MT, Miles SL, Valentovic MA, Dasgupta AP. 2022. Spherical Invasion Assay: A Novel Method to Measure Invasion of Cancer Cells. Bio Protoc. 2022 3 29;12(4):e4320.
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Richbart SD, Friedman JR, Brown KC, Gadepalli RS, Miles SL, Rimoldi JM, Rankin GO, Valentovic MA, Tirona MT, Finch PT, Hess JA, Dasgupta P. 2021. Nonpungent N-AVAM Capsaicin Analogues and Cancer Therapy. J Med Chem. 2021 1 28;64(3):1346-1361.
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Wang H, Sharma L, Lu J, Finch P, Fletcher S, Prochownik EV. 2016. Structurally diverse c-Myc inhibitors share a common mechanism of action involving ATP depletion. Oncotarget. 2016 5 14;6(18):15857-70.
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Finch P, Stocks RM, Smeltzer MP, Kimble A, Schoumacher R, Hankins JS. 2013. Effects of adenotonsillectomy on polysomnographic parameters in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 7 24;60(7):E26-8.
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Finch PT, Pivnick EK, Furman W, Odom CC. 2011. Wilms tumor in a patient with 22q11.2 microdeletion. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 8 2;155A(5):1162-4.
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