Marshall Health welcomes Proano and Heyward to pediatric care team


Board-certified pediatricians Sebastian Proano, M.D., and Alicia Heyward, D.O., have joined Marshall Health. Proano sees patients in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and Heyward sees patients in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital, a member of the Mountain Health Network. Proano earned his medical degree at the Universidad del Azuay in Cuenca, Ecuador. He completed his residency at Elmhurst Hospital at Icahn School of Medicine in Mount Sinai, New York. Heyward obtained her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia. She completed a pediatric residency at Marshall University and a neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Both also serve as assistant professors at the School of Medicine.

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