Dr. Paul E. Hughes, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

100 S Ellsworth Ave
San Mateo, CA 94401
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Dr. Hughes' Experience

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Dr. Hughes' Care Philosophy

Paul Eliot Hughes M.D. is Board Certified in Orthopeadic Surgery and Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopeadic Surgery. Dr. Hughes holds faculty appointments at Mills- Peninsula Hospital in San Mateo and Burlingame, Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, and Campus Surgery Center in Daly City, California.   Dr. Hughes holds an undergraduate degree in Physics from UCLA where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Distinction as First in his Class. He attended medical school at USC Keck School of Medicine where he served as Student Body President. He completed his Orthopeadic Surgery training in Washington D.C. where he was Chief Resident at George Washington University. Dr. Hughes received additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine at one of the leading medical centers and teaching institutions in the country, Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri.  He received an award for theIt was here that he was Team Physician for The St. Louis Rams, National Football League, The Blues, National Hockey League and The St.Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball Association.     Dr. Hughes became double boarded in 2009 and is one of few orthopeadic surgeons in the bay area that is board certified in Orthopeadic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Hughes has instructed other surgeons on hip replacement and hip arthroscopy surgery and computer assisted surgical techniques.  More recently, Dr. Hughes is involved in the research and development of medical devices. He also serves in an advisory capacity to the news media, The College of San Mateo, and several medically oriented companies. Dr. Hughes remains a lifetime member of the USC Honor Society. Like many philanthropists in the medical field, Dr. Hughes makes time to volunteer for the underserved and less fortunate. Dr. Hughes is an active member of Operation Access and community advocacy of the uninsured. He has been known to make local house calls to 100 year old patients and special needs children as young as 6. Dr. Hughes has a passion for aesthetic medicine and has been Medical Director of two medspas in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is also involved in Cutera Clinical Forums on the latest research in skincare. Dr. Hughes is committed to quality care, patient education, injury prevention, and patient wellness. He works with each patient to establish an individualized treatment plan, and sees his patients personally at every appointment to ensure continuity and quality of care. 


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revisions
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revisions
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Hip Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Wrist Disorders

Background Check for Dr. Hughes

0 Malpractice Claims

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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • phi beta kappa, 1991

Education & Training

Medical School

Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Graduated in 1996

Internship Hospital

Childrens National Medical Center

Residency Hospital

The George Washington University
Complete in 2001

Fellowship Hospital

Washington University Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
Complete in 2002

Undergraduate Schools

Graduated in 1992

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

California Orthopaedic Association , Member
The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

Languages Spoken by Dr. Hughes & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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