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Sub Specialty:
Transplant Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Presbyterian

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
30 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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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.

February 22, 2017

My appointment is for follow up for my double transplant and I love the transplant team. I like how they spend however long it takes to go over any concerns I may have. We go over the meds every visit as well as lab results. They also go over how my appointment scheduled in the future will be spaced further apart due to my progress. I like knowing that if needed the team is only a phone call away and I will get answers as soon as possible. After all my surgery was only on January 3, 2017 and have been going to clinic for appointments since after my first 7 West appointment.

January 24, 2017

Dr H is the model of professionalism, communication, medical skill and compassion! He is excellent & I hold him in the highest esteem.

November 15, 2016

Dr. Hughes is very nice and informative. It was a great visit.

October 13, 2016

very thorough

August 09, 2016

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July 26, 2016

going through a stressful time,everyone was extremely helpful and made the transplant evaluation go as smoothly as it could possibly go. I felt everyone really cared about the patients they are helping.

July 21, 2016

Dr. C. Hughes and Dr. A. Tevar along with their teams have been amazing in my care. I wouldn't choose anyone else!