Dr. Bernadette Hughes, MD

Dr. Bernadette Hughes, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
(54)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bernadette Hughes, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Omaha, NE. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

10020 Nicholas St Ste 202

Omaha, NE 68114

Contact Information

(402) 393-2023

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Nebraska
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Hughes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Autonomic Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Chronic Pain
  • 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
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • 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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hughes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hughes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hughes to family and friends
3.4
based on 54 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Hughes' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Omaha, NE |
I only briefly met with this completely inept person but it was more than enough to gain full perspective of her character. I was understandably upset at my ongoing illness upon meeting Dr. Hughes, Instead of being empathetic to patients suffering illness this sociopath made the comment " usually...more
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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...more
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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....more
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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.
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Blair |
Dr. Hughes is very personable and knowledgeable. Did not prescribe unneeded tests or meds!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hughes accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Nebraska
    Coventry Health Care of Nebraska PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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