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Dr. William Hughes, MD

Critical Care Surgery*
5.0 (84)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. William Hughes, MD

Dr. William Hughes, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Critical Care Surgery, has 32 years of experience. They graduated from Temple University and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Hughes, completed a residency at Hahnemann University Hospital (MCP/Drexel). Patients rated Dr. Hughes an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hughes works at Academic Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Burn Injuries and Second-Degree Burns along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Hughes' Office Locations

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    Academic Surgical Associates
    1101 Chestnut St Fl 8, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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Burn Injuries
Second-Degree Burns
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Skin Grafts
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Boerhaave's Syndrome
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
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Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
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Lung Cancer
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Small Intestine Cancer
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Appendectomy
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision
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Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Puncture Aspiration
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
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    5.0
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    About Dr. William Hughes, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1447206867
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Hahnemann University Hospital (MCP/Drexel)
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Temple University
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. William 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 accepts Cigna, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Hughes works at Academic Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Hughes’s profile.

    Dr. Hughes has seen patients for Burn Injuries and Second-Degree Burns, 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.

    84 patients have reviewed Dr. Hughes. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hughes.

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