Dr. Bernadette A. Hughes, MD

Dr. Bernadette A. Hughes, MD

Neurology | Female | 54 years old

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Dr. Hughes specializes in Neurology and practices in Omaha, NE. She practices at 1 location.

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3.5
based on 52 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in Omaha, NE |
Didn't have a professional appearance and horrible bedside manner. Disappointed since primary referred to this office but since she was only one with openings sooner, that explains why. Should have waited the extra month to get in with different doctor as that visit was waste of time since now I'm going to someone else for second opinion anyway. In my opinion she also hasn't stayed up to date with recent studies and make sure that what you want to be seen for is her specialty or she knows about
Omaha, NE |
Uncaring and uninterested in finding the cause of less than common neurological issues. She should not be in the profession if she cannot handle the work required in finding a diagnoses.
in Omaha |
I saw her a number of times, the first few pleasant enough. The last few times were horrid. The last time I saw her was the last straw. I left her office in tears because of the harsh things that she said. She mentioned having taken a number of psychology courses and said that I had depression. Yes, I do. She then proceeded to ask me what I would do if my mother were to suddenly die, if I planned to live homeless on the streets. I will never, ever go see her again nor would I suggest her.
in Omaha, Nebraska |
Dr. Hughes listens, she is very knowledgeable, warm and honest. In my experience she looks at you as a whole person, not an illness. She wasn't quick to prescribe or perform unnecessary tests.
Blair |
Dr. Hughes is very personable and knowledgeable. Did not prescribe unneeded tests or meds!
in Clearmont, MO |
Dr. Hughes is very easy to talk to and explain the procedure she was about to perform. Very attentive to my needs.
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  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Rochester

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Rochester

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University

    Completed in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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