Dr. Steven Hughes, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Steven Hughes, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Alexandria, VA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Hughes is affiliated with Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Virginia Hospital Center and Inova Alexandria Hospital.

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Dr. Hughes' Reviews

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based on 37 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Hughes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Olympia Washington |
Dr. Hughe's expertise and compassionate care gave me back a life worth living. I had spinal stenosis and scoliosis. After he repaired those conditions with fusions of C3-C6 and from L2 down, was able to resume work and my favorite pursuits. He earned five stars and my eternal gratitude.
in Alexandria, VA |
I would not recommend him to anyone. Poor bedside manner and does not want to deal with you unless you opt for surgery. Very rude and dismissive! Saw him two different times and received two totally different answers! Keep searching if you want a good doctor!
Washington, DC |
Horrible doctor. Does not spend anytime explaining the procedures or give you the information you need so you can look it up. After waiting over an hour and a half he spent about 2 minutes with me. It's a shame this is the health care you get today.
in Alexandria, VA |
Dr. Hughes was brilliant in his diagnosis and treatment if my spinal stenosis last Fall. I'd spent two full days in hospital at UCLA with virtually no proper diagnosis or treatment. When I got back to Alexandria and was able to see Dr. Hughes, he was able to immediately diagnose the problem and arranged emergency surgery. Within two days i was walking and on the road to recovery. He was compassionate, thorough, and very focused on providing expert treatment and follow up.
Vienna, VA |
I had spinal surgery performed by Dr. Hughes mid-December 2016. The diagnosis, surgery, and recovery went extremely well. Don't be put off by reviews that complain about non-surgery things. The wait time varies, to be sure. D. Hughes spends enough time with his patients to make sure that they understand why he recommends surgery, or not. He seems genuinely interested in avoiding surgery if possible. Surgery is scary, and I think he will spend extra time with patients who need that extra time.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Bethesda Naval Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Rochester

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Case Western Rsv

    Completed in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate