Dr. Joseph Hughes, MD

Dr. Joseph Hughes, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. Joseph Hughes, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med in 1969 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

1220 E 3900 S Ste 1B

Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal Fissure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Anal Disorders
normal
more than 74% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Hughes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hughes does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • L D S Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • L D S Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hughes has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hughes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hughes' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hughes to family and friends
21 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hughes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Many years ago, Dr. Hughes performed an ileoanal anastomosis for me. At the time, I was literally bleeding to death internally. Without hesitation, he performed a miracle surgery that not only saved my life, but allowed me to raise my four children. I love this doctor - he is a perfectionist in...more
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Dr. Hughes saved my life 27 years ago through major surgery. He is an amazing, thorough, genius, and fun-loving doctor! He was the only doctor that would take my case - he performed miraculous surgery and I am still alive today. He also saved my neighbor's life through major surgery. He is the...more
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Paid dr Hughes billing office over the phone with a debit card on August 19th, received confirmation number; to my surprise my bank account showed they debited the payment a few days ago (November 3rd). Don't go to this doctor as they have awful billing systems and didn't have the decency to call...more
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Just met the man and he is wonderful. He was able to see me the same day I called their office on a day he was not regularly seeing patients. He was able to get me into surgery the next day (tomorrow) which is way beyond expectations. Dr Hughes and is staff bent over backwards to help at a time I...more
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Dr Hughes is so amazing and so caring. He doesn't judge about the issue you have and goes the extra mile to resolve it and make you happy. I felt so comfortable and felt right at home. I truly appreciate everything I can't thank him enough. He is the most nice sweetest guy you will ever meet. Thank...more
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