Dr. George Hughes IV, MD

Dr. George Hughes IV, MD

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Dr. George Hughes IV, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1 DUKE MEDICAL CTR

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hughes IV' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Dissection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hughes IV treats Aortic Dissection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hughes IV treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hughes IV performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hughes IV performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hughes IV performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hughes IV performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Hughes IV' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. George Hughes IV, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2005
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2005
    Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 1996
    Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995

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Dr. Hughes IV' Performance
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  • Office environment
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Highly recommended for aortic anyeurism conditions. Dr. Hughes represents the best qualities in the modern physician, with a combination of clinical excellence & precision and an engaging, informative manner of interacting with his patients. He has a strong team of PAs and nurses that work together...Read More
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Amazing surgeon, with a truly remarkable team of professionals!
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As far as a CV surgeon is concerned, doc is a true rock star with demanding standards and extraordinary skill. Several of his fellow docs said to me 'if I was having cardiac surgery I would want him'. Thank you doc!
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My father in law had open heart surgery performed by Dr Chad Hughes in November of 2012! It was a very good experience and the doctor was AWESOME!!
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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