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Dr. Kenneth Hughes III, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery*
4.2 (19)
Map Pin Small Lexington, KY
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kenneth Hughes III, MD

Dr. Kenneth Hughes III, MD is an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Lexington, KY. They specialize in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER and is affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington and Harrison Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hughes III an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Hughes III works at Practice in Lexington, KY with other offices in Richmond, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Anosmia, Deviated Septum and Loss of Smell and Taste along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and 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 III' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Central Kentucky Ear Nose & Throat PSC
    1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 500, Lexington, KY 40503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 278-1114
  2. 2
    R Ritchie Van Bussum MD
    1720 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 258-4000
  3. 3
    Allergy Solutions of Kentucky LLC
    230 Fountain Ct Ste 230, Lexington, KY 40509 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 977-5335
  4. 4
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    1012 Ival James Blvd Ste B, Richmond, KY 40475 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 624-3615

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Baptist Health Lexington
  • Harrison Memorial Hospital

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Anosmia
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Deviated Septum
Loss of Smell and Taste
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Nasal Polyp
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Cervical Vertigo
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Sinusitis
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Laryngeal Cancer
Loss of Taste
Meniere's Disease
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Perforated Eardrum
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Throat Pain
Tinnitus
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Vertigo
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Wheezing
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Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Big Ears
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Bone Cancer
Broken Nose
Chronic Adenotonsillitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Ear Ache
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Facial Fracture
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Labyrinthitis
Laryngitis
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Mixed Hearing Loss
Oral Cancer
Oral or Facial Cleft
Otosclerosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
Peritonsillar Abscess
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sleep Apnea
Suppurative Otitis Media
Thyroid Cancer
TMJ
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Tongue-Tie
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Desensitization
Ear Tube Placement
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Uvulectomy
Wound Repair
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Kenneth Hughes III, MD

    Specialties*
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1154425411
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Dr. Hughes III has seen patients for Anosmia, Deviated Septum and Loss of Smell and Taste, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hughes III on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Hughes III. 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 III.

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