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 School - 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 12/4/2017, 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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90 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|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 5, 2017
I feel I have received very good care at all of my visits. Whether it be a visit to my physician or to the lab for tests. The doctor, nurses and technicians have all been professional, courteous and very helpful in the management of my health care needs.
Reviewed on Oct 6, 2017
Dr. Hughes is very good with letting me know about med side effects and always listens to what I have to say.
Reviewed on Sep 18, 2017
Dr Hughes is an exceptional physician. Seeing him for over 10 yrs has always been a professional / positive experience. I would normally skip a survey, but I certainly wanted to state my respect for this physician. As a Hygienist for the past 32 yrs. I have worked very closely with doctors. The care and concern Dr Hughes shows, always allowing time for my questions & concerns makes him quite an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2017
Dr. Hughes is very aware and informed of my medical history and really takes the time to listen to my concerns. I respect him very much.
Reviewed on Aug 18, 2017
The doctor is very thorough with everything; exam and explanations
Reviewed on May 1, 2017
Dr. Hughes is a caring and competent doctor. I schedule my yearly wellness visit 1 year in advance due to his appointments being booked up for months - but it has worked on for me.
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