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Dr. Alexander Hughes, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.2 (70)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alexander Hughes, MD

Dr. Alexander Hughes, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Vanderbilt University and is affiliated with Glens Falls Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hughes an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Hughes works at Practice in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis, Spine Deformities and Scoliosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hughes' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Hospital for Special Surgery
    535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (646) 797-8195
  2. 2
    Frank P. Cammisa Jr MD PC
    523 E 72nd St Fl 3, New York, NY 10021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 606-1946
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Glens Falls Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Scoliosis
Back Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelopathy
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Spinal Fusion
Bursitis
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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Joint Pain
Knee Fracture
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Spinal Osteophyte
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Facet Blocks
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Ataxia
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Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Lumbosacral Plexopathy
Lupus
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Marfan Syndrome
Miner's Knee
Muscle Cramping
Neck Sprain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacral Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tarlov Cyst
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Whiplash
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Arthrocentesis
Disc Replacement
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Hip Replacement
Joint Drainage
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
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    4.2
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    Based on 70 ratings
    Patient Ratings (70)
    5 Star
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    4 Star
    (2)
    3 Star
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    1 Star
    (13)
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    About Dr. Alexander Hughes, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1043488281
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alexander Hughes, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hughes is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Hughes has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hughes has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, Spine Deformities and Scoliosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hughes on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    70 patients have reviewed Dr. Hughes. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hughes.

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