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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 49

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Procedures Dr. Hughes Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
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CHI Health St. Elizabeth
555 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Bryan Health Medical Center - East
1600 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506

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    Dr. Hughes' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture
    • Ankle & Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Instability
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Arthritis of the Midfoot
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cartilage Tear
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Claw Toe
    • Clubfoot
    • Complex Fractures
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Corn
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Distal Radius Fracture
    • Dropfoot
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Pain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Flat Foot
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    • Foot & Ankle Disorders
    • Foot & Ankle Injuries
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Pain
    • Heel Spur
    • Injuries
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Leg Pain
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Ligament Tears
    • Lower Extremity Trauma
    • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Nerve Diseases & Disorders
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Numbness
    • Orthopedic Trauma
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pediatric Foot Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
    • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains & Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stiffness
    • Stress Fracture
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Tibia Fracture
    • Tibial Tuberosity Apophysitis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Pain
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.

    2 Sanctions

    • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/16/2007)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr Keith Patrick Hughes; License # K3246

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The Physician has been disciplined in the State of Nebraska for substance abuse and for failure to adhere to the terms of his probation.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has accepted the Physician's Voluntary Surrender of the license to practice medicine in the State of Texas.

    • State: Texas
    • Violated terms of probation  (5/15/2006)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr Keith Patrick Hughes; License # 19819

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician has violated the terms of his probation and continues with his addiction/dependency on controlled substances.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has Revoked the Physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Nebraska.

      November 21, 2008-License Reinstated With Probation

      The board has Reinstated the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Nebraska. The physician is placed on Probation effective from 11-21-2008 to 11-21-2013.

    • State: Nebraska

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    University of Nebraska / College of Medicine

    Undergraduate Schools

    Tulane University
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hughes & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hughes' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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      CHI Health St. Elizabeth

    • Bryan Health Medical Center - East

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