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Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

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
  • Mammogram
  • 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
  • X-Ray
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adult Medicine
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Bronchitis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Infections
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary Care
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 30 Specialties +


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About Lawrence Hughes, MD

Lawrence Hughes, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center. His specialty interests include preventive medicine, hypertension, and cholesterol management.

Dr. Hughes is board-certified in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his internship and residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio.

He is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Physicians, Alpha Omega Alpha, and the American Medical Association.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
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

Specialty Interests

cholesterol management, Hypertension, Preventive Medicine, hypertension, preventive medicine

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Lawrence Hughes, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

132 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

27 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr. Lawrence Hughes is THE BEST doctor! I've been with him for many years, and he is the greatest.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

My care provider was excellent and thorough at discussing any issues with my blood-work or physical problems I may have.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Although the doctor was kind and respectful, he clearly didn't listen to my issue. I explained the lump I had on my neck has existed for a few years but had recently become sore and purple. He said it was a bug bite. How does a bug bite last for years, suddenly become purple and sore and cause jaw swelling? Makes no sense.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Dr Hughes is great and have referred him to many

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr. Hughes was exceptionally kind and thorough. He is the best sort of doctor, as well as a truly fine human being.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Doctor Hughes is always great. He is very thorough very clear and very attentive to even some of the smallest details.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

What a great experience with Dr. Hughs and his staff. Very professional and knowledgable.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Dr. Hughes is very considerate and easy to talk to he was very thorough also I recommend him to anyone looking for a primary care doctor

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

I would highly recommend Dr. Hughes to anyone who is looking for a PCP.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

dr Hughes listen to my concerns and ordered test to continue the diagnosis process. my experience with dr Hughes was excellent

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

I had an excellent experience with Dr Hughes

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

An appointment with Dr. Hughes would require one to wait 3 to 6 MONTHS. Which is not his fault.

Reviewed on May 15, 2021

Dr.Hughes is the very best! I would go to him no matter where his office is.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

dr Hughes is a wonderful doctor. have been seeing him for over twenty years and could not be more pleased.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

very caring and compassionate doctor; always listens.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr Hughes is great, plain and simple. Down to earth, listens intently and explains everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Hughes is personable, knowledgeable and professional. an asset to the Clinic. I am lucky to have found him after my original GP retired.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr Hughes is VERY accommodating!!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

dr Hughes is very caring. he listens!!!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Dr. Hughes is thorough, considers all possible care options and communicates well. He listens to your input before deciding on a care plan and includes you in the process. He provides trust and a high comfort level in our treatment.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020


Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

I've had Dr. Hughes as my primary care doctor for about 20 years and have been extremely pleased with his counsel.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Hughes has been my doctor since WHCC opened. He knows my case thoroughly, for he is the one doctor that was able to diagnose my back condition way back when. He has my trust in his decisions regarding my health.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

I'm very happy with my CCF primary care physician and confident in my treatment plan.

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