MEET OUR STAFF
You’ll feel so comfortable with your care and treatment, you’ll think you are part of the family.
Dr. James Butler
Dr. James Butler, also known as “Jimbob,” grew up in Huntington, West Virginia. He attended Marshall University, receiving his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. Upon completion of his degree, he attended West Virginia University School of Dentistry and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. While at Marshall University, he married Lynn Morris. The Butler’s returned to Huntington because of their love for the area and purchased a dental practice on 3rd Avenue. The building on 29th Street that houses the current practice was constructed in 2004. Dr. Butler’s wife, Lynn, is the owner of Setzer’s World of Camping, also located in Huntington. They have been blessed with three children: Eric, Amy, and Julie. Eric was a Yeager Scholar at Marshall University, has his Ph.D. in philosophy from Villanova, and is currently attending the University of Indiana Law School. Amy is a Marshall University graduate and the finance manager at Setzer’s World of Camping. Julie is a nurse practitioner for Dr. Pinson. Dr. Butler and Lynn also have a very active grandson, Asa, who may be the youngest Marshall fan ever; that is, until their granddaughter is born this fall!
Dr. Butler is a member of several dental organizations including: American Dental Association, West Virginia Dental Association, Huntington Dental Society, and Huntington Continuing Education Study Club. He received an Associate Fellowship within the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Butler also acts as the team dentist for Marshall athletes. When not treating patients, he can usually be found on the golf course. He is a member of the Big Green Board and the Big Green Executive Committee. He attends many Herd sporting events throughout the year. His love for Marshall University is shown throughout the dental office with the numerous items of memorabilia he has collected.
Dr. Andrea Hoke
Dr. Andrea Hoke grew up in Union, WV. She attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, receiving her bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing. Upon completion of her degree, she attended the Mercer County Technical Education Center earning her certificate in dental assisting. She went on to attend West Virginia University School of Dentistry and graduated with Doctor of Dental Surgery. During her time at WVU, Dr. Hoke participated in numerous community projects and was awarded the Dr. Robert E. Sausen Distinguished Service Award. She met her husband, Caleb Thomas on Christian Mingle while living in Morgantown and they were married in October 2016. Dr. Hoke completed her general practice residency as one of Marshall University’s first dental residents in June 2017 before joining practice with Dr. Jim Butler.
Dr. Hoke is a member of several dental organizations including: American Dental Association, West Virginia Dental Association, Huntington Continuing Education Study Club, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Association for Women Dentists. She is a lifetime member of the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity.
Dr. Hoke is a fan of both Mountaineer football and Marshall. She is a member of the Big Green. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends along with her 4lb yorkie named Chesney. She is looking forward to serving the Huntington community.