Dr. Charles Hughes, MD

Dr. Charles Hughes, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Charles Hughes, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1991 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat).

1447 HARPER ST BP-3109

Augusta, GA 30912

Contact Information

(706) 721-6387

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
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more than 59% of peers
Adenoidectomy
normal
more than 58% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 46% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hughes "GRHealth is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

38  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • East Carolina University / Brody School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Wake Forest Bapt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Chldns Meml Hospital Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    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

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3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Hughes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

this man has no heart or medical concern for children. he waits until matters are the worst then he reacts. He is so rude when he's on call, and when you have to bring your child into the ER because he discharged her not even 24 hours before that, he still has no heart. Medical Neglect is all I can...more
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Good surgeon but doesn't take time to explain procedures or after care. Don't expect a lot of information from him. Our daughter had issues and we had to ask for him to come see her while in hospital (that is connected to his office) when he did he didn't say more than a word and never got close to...more
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worse doctor I have met. The first appt at 8:30 and saw him walking in at 9:45. No wonder I waited for 2 hours for an afternoon appt last time. Total disrespect of people's time. On top of that, he saw my daughter (after 1.5 wait for a first morning appt) without really much examination, he then...more
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