Dr. Michael Hughes, MD
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Dr. Michael Hughes, MD

General Surgery | Male

Palmetto Surgery Associates 107 Omni Dr Ste B, Seneca, SC 29672 Get Directions
(864) 888-0909

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Dr. Hughes specializes in General Surgery and practices in Seneca, SC. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare

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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • 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)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair

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      Sanction

      Dr. Hughes has received 1 sanction

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      • Other  (12/21/2012)
      • Action Taken: Suspension
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: South Carolina
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      Board Actions

      Dr. Hughes has 2 board actions

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      • Other  (5/2/2013)
      • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: South Carolina
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • Professional Misconduct  (6/14/2012)
      • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: South Carolina
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

      Graduated in 1994

    • Residency Hospital
      Keesler Mc

      Completed in 1999

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Hughes' Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Hughes

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients