Dr. Robert Hughes, MD

Dr. Robert Hughes, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Robert Hughes, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Gansevoort, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1982 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), ear, nose, and throat, and more.

2 Mountain Ledge Ste 2

Gansevoort, NY 12831

Contact Information

(518) 587-6610

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

48  Conditions Treated


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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • 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.


  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hughes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hughes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hughes to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hughes' 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 (3)

This doctor should NOT be treating children. He has no empathy, no bedside manner and could not care less about how long children are left waiting to see him. He also doesn't listen to the parents. Will be looking for another doctor as soon as I get to work.
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Dr. Robert Hughes really cares about his patients and is dedicated to the profession. He works hard to provide quality care and takes time with me and other his patients. He is truly is genuine, compassionate, and cares. He makes you feel comfortable, and never rushed. He treats me as thought my...more
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Dr. Hughes is extremely unprofessional. At our daughters last appointment, he was yawning and his cell phone was was ringing, which completely distracted him from our visit. We have found him to be rude and he rushes through appointments. We would NOT recommend him to any of our family or friends...more
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