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Sub Specialty:
Transplant Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
31 Patient
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Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
UPMC Montefiore
3459 Fifth Ave.
7 South
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-1170


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine , Memphis, TN

University of Tennessee College of Medicine,
Memphis, TN

Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN

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January 16, 2018

I saw Dr Hughes due to Dr Molinari be called into surgery. Dr Hughes is very kind and caring. He listened to all my questions and had the answers. I would have absolutely no doubts about seeing him in the future.

December 13, 2017

Dr Huges throroughly explained the surgery and all senarios related to it. I feel that I'm in good hands with the best

October 18, 2017

I had a rough transplant but from the Surgeons to the house cleaning staff the UPMC Liver Transplant Unit is #1.

October 03, 2017

It was a good experience.

September 29, 2017

Dr. Hughes is the man!

September 19, 2017

the staff was very concerned about everything im going thru

May 26, 2017

We really were impressed with Dr Hughes. He was not only intelligent but showed emapthy towards the patient.

April 04, 2017

UPMC is the best Hospital I've ever been in I would rate them number 1 of any or all hospitals ever been in and that includes John Hopkins in Baltimore Pa.

March 15, 2017

I trusted him with my life and would do it again!

February 24, 2017

Dr Hughs is an excellent doctor and surgeon ab=nd I am very blessed to have as my provider. As well as Doctor Tevar and Transplant Coordinators both pre and post transplant. UPMC is the finest hospital I have ever dealt with.