Hospital For Special Surgery

Alexander Hughes, MD's Office

Orthopedic Surgery · 1 Provider

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In my 70 year history with doctors, I found Dr. Hughes to be the nicest doctor I have ever been to. He spends time with you and explains what he will doing. He has now operated on me twice, both times very successfully. I just hope he never gives up Medicare, should I need to see him again.
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Very greatly helped my pain. A great physician. Recommend to family and friends. Staff was nice.
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-New York, NY |

Helped my extremely painful neck problem. Amazing doctor and surgeon. Trusted with my life and he was fantastic.
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-New York |

An extraordinary surgeon. After many years of intractable back pain, now pain-free. Explained everything, spent time and was very reassuring. Can't imagine letting anyone else doing this as well.
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I highly recommend dr. hughes. One of the best surgeons in the city. He's friendly and really helped me when I had a major medical problem. He and his staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. Cannot recommend him and HSS enough. Staff was also nice.
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- in Smithtown, NY |

I had a cervical fusion at three levels in December of 2017 performed by Dr. Hughes and everything went extremely well. He explained everything beforehand very thoroughly and was readily available to answer my questions as well. He changed his schedule so I could have the procedure done at an earlier date due to need and my car before, during and afterward has been excellent. The outcome has been great, especially since my condition was pretty severe so very necessary.
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Skilled, personable, great result!
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Den Hughes has given me my life back. After three years of constant sciatica and a failed microdiscectomy, another surgeon told me my nerve was permanently damaged and I would never be without pain. Given my age he wouldn't even attempt a spinal fusion. Dr Hughes disagreed, and given the extent of my pain I was able to schedule my surgery only 3 days after my initial consult. 2 months out I am almost entirely pain free. He is kind, caring, and professional. Worth the 2 week consult wait.
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- in New York |

I was recommended to see this doctor because of my severe conditions and he basically brushed me off andreviewed one of my mri and not the rest where im in severe pain and because of the fact its workers comp related. In the beginning they promise to fix my problem but then said i cant do anything for you...waiste of time ..
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- in Philadelphia, PA |

I had a serious problem that was confounding my local MD's. Dr. Hughes made the correct diagnosis and then fixed the problem. One thing that I truly appreciated was the lengths that he went to make sure that I (and my family members) understood the underlying problem and the surgery that fixed it. I'm forever grateful.
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Learn About Hospital For Special Surgery

24 Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren'S Contracture Injection
  • Dural Repair Or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision Of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, Or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (Incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery For Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Hospital For Special Surgery accepts 13 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
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