alert icon Coronavirus

Now scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments for ages 12+
Schedule a vaccine appointment
COVID-19 vaccine FAQs

Going to a Cleveland Clinic location?
New visitation hours
Masks are required for patients and visitors (even if you're vaccinated)

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 +
Insurance

Insurance

Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans
Biography

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

Appointed
1998

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1997

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1995

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN USA
1990

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

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

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Lawrence Hughes, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 11/8/2020, 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

254 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

43 Patient Comments

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

DR. HUGHES WAS VERY POLITE AND PATIENT

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 10, 2020

Dr Hughes is great!! He knows me!! Thats important. I trust him!

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

You should give Dr. Hughes a raise and promotion to chief of staff. He is a wonderful doctor and saved my life.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Hughes is always very caring and listens well. He has never made me feel rushed, and is courteous and respectful. He apologizes for any delay, no matter how short, and his staff is welcoming and courteous as well.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

this was my first visit with dr Hughes. I had a wonderful experience and appointment with him.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr Hughes has always been very professional and provided me with my options.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Dr. Hughes is excellent at answering questions and providing explanations. He shows respect for the patient and is not the least bit condescending. approach to patients is what all doctors should aspire to.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

I was very glad that i chose Dr. Hughes as my new primary care provider. He spent quality time with me to find out about me and my life situation. I am looking forward to the many years ahead as Dr. Hughes as my Doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Hughes listens to and addresses all concerns. He is very knowledgeable and compassionate.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr. Hughes seems to be an excellent physician. He listens carefully and seems empathetic yet very knowledgeable. I'm not an MD but have them in my immediate family, and I was very impressed by Dr Hughes. I even liked him!

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

I am very pleased with the concern and the care I receive from Doctor Hughes. He is very thorough and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Hughes is a very caring professional who always listens and addresses my health concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Hughes is an excellent physician who has addressed my health needs for several years.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr Hughes is very good with strong people skills. A good listener who covered my lab results clearly.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

This was my first appointment with Dr. Hughes. My previous PCP retired. I would definitely recommend Dr. Hughes.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Hughes is EXCELLENT!!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

I have been seeing Dr. Hughes for 20 years, and I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

dr Hughes is very good

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr. Hughes was very thorough about my medical history and follow up , and was very kind.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

DR HUGHES IS THE BEST!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. Hughes is absolutely wonderful!

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Hughes is a very good doctor: professional, friendly, efficient, thorough, knowledgeable, and very interested in my well-being.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Hughes is professional and caring. CCF is lucky to have him!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Hughes is a wonderful, caring doctor and very efficient!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr. Hughes is the ultimate professional. He is attentive and a caring individual that I trust. Through our conversations I know he is very knowledgeable and down to Earth in the practice of his craft. Very impressive.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Hughes to many

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr. Hughes is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr Hughes is very patient and very thorough with his information. You can tell he is a kind person and genuinely cares about my well being

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Dr. Hughes was very attentive to my problem. He was very thorough and I was totally happy with his care.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Dr. Hughes is a wonderful doctor. I have the utmost trust in him and I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr Hughes is a great doctor

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Hughes is an excellent Dr.!

Related Videos Featuring Lawrence Hughes, MD

Related Videos Featuring Lawrence Hughes, MD

Back to Top