Treatment & Services
- Acute Care Medicine
- Cardiovascular Health
- Complete Physical Examinations
- Comprehensive Care Of The Adult Patient
- Diagnosing Asthma
- General Internal Medicine
- Heart Failure Management
- Home Nebulizer
- Internal Medicine
- Men's Health
- Osteopathic Manipulation
- Outpatient Care
- Pap Test
- Peak Flow Meter
- Presurgical Testing and Assessment
- Preventive Medicine
- Reproductive Health
- Smoking Cessation
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
- Women's Health
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Addison's Disease
- Adult Medicine
- Alzheimer's and Dementia
- Atherosclerosis (vascular)
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- High Cholesterol
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Kidney Infections
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Primary Care
- Pulmonary Disease
- Thyroid Disease
- Urinary Tract Infection
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN USA
- Internal Medicine
cholesterol management, Hypertension, Preventive Medicine, hypertension, preventive medicine
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 10/18/2021, Dr. Hughes has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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77 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
16 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022
Dr. Hughes examined me for a suspected sinus infection. However, he believed my symptoms were not consistent with a sinus infection, he was concerned and wisely ordered a MRI, which disclosed not only a sinus infection but that I also had suffered a posterior cerebral artery stroke. I am grateful for his exceptional diligence and medical expertise that significantly impacted my current and future quality of life.
Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022
The wait is to long to get in to see your doctor.
Reviewed on May 9, 2022
I consider myself very fortunate for having Dr.Hughes as my physician for nearly 30 years. He is an exceptional doctor both in terms of his knowledge and skill and his genuine concern for my well being. I cannot imagine any doctor who would be a better fit for me. Although I moved and no longer live close to his office, I stayed with him because he is truly a genius in very dimension of greatness as a health care professional.
Reviewed on May 3, 2022
Have known DR Hughes for 20 years or more. Trust him explicitly. Knows my history and is truly concerned for my health.
Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022
Dr. Hughes is an excellent doctor and communicator. He is genuinely concerned with my health and well being. I would recommend him to anyone.
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022
I have no problems with Dr. Hughes. He seems to understand my issues and addresses them and I feel confident he knows what he is doing
Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022
I am extremely happy with Dr. Hughes and I really like using My Chart.
Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022
Dr. Hughes was excellent .
Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022
Dr. Hughes is an exellent Dr. He is patient ad listens to you.
Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022
I have recommended Dr. Hughes many times.
Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021
I have been a patient of Dr Hughes for over 25 years and he has always provided the best possible experience with care and he continues to do so even now.
Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021
Dr. Hughes is an excellent communicator. I couldn't be more satisfied with the care and level of professionalism demonstrated by Dr. Hughes.
Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021
This is my first visit with Dr. Hughes. He is very easy to communicate with and attentive to my questions and concerns.
Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021
Dr. Hughes is excellent .... Listens and suggests accordingly.
Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021
Dr. Hughes is an excellent doctor. I truly appreciate his thoroughness and professionalism. I'm grateful he's my primary care physician. -Will Andler
Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021
I'd say Dr. Hughes is excellent.
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