Dr. Richard Hughes Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Hughes Jr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Richard Hughes Jr, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Queensbury, NY. He graduated from Marquette University / College Of Health Sciences and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

383 Bay Rd

Queensbury, NY 12804

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

72  Conditions Treated


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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Marquette University / College Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1949
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1951
  • Manhattan Eet Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • University Penn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1961

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hughes Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hughes Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hughes Jr to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hughes Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent. Had a lot of sinus issues, he discovered a deviated septum, fixed that and opened up my sinuses too, surgery went exactly as expected, solved my problems completely. He's a great doc
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