Dr. Kathryn A. Hughes, MD

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Dr. Kathryn A. Hughes, MD

General Surgery | Female

Merrimack Valley Surgical Specialties 62 Brown St Ste 405, Haverhill, MA 01830 Get Directions
(978) 912-7450

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Dr. Hughes specializes in General Surgery and practices in Haverhill, MA. She practices at 1 location.

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      • Aetna
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • Coventry Health Care
      • Fallon Community Health Plan
      • Golden Rule
      • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
      • Humana
      • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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      • Neighborhood Health Plan
      • Network Health
      • Tufts Health Plan
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (2)
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Fracture
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Skin Grafts
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        George Washington University Hospital
        University Of Nevada School Of Med

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Hughes' Office & Staff

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      31 – 45 minutes

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