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Sub Specialty:
Transplant Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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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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September 04, 2019

I'm very pleased with the attentiveness of all of the staff and the wealth of information I was given.

August 27, 2019

couldn't ask for a better surgeon, he saved my life. he is very personable and caring with an excellent bedside manor.

July 11, 2019

everybody has been very professional

June 26, 2019

DR. Hughes was excellent. hope I get to work with him again

June 26, 2019

Dr. Hughes is an awesome doctor

June 26, 2019


May 22, 2019

Professional, engaged in subject, knowledgeable vest-spoken, & personable .

May 21, 2019

Dr. Hughes has always been professional, respective and willing to listen. He always answers any concerns I have.

April 17, 2019

The day of my visit I was heavily effected by encephalopathy and could hardly stand. After leaving Dr.Hughes office I collapsed and needed help to get up, I was in the hall with people all around then out of no where Dr. Hughes picked me up off the floor and into a hospital wheel chair .

April 16, 2019

Dr. was great.