Dr. David Hughes, DPM

Dr. David Hughes, DPM

Podiatric Foot Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. David Hughes, DPM is a podiatric foot surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine in 2001 and specializes in podiatric foot surgery, podiatry, and more.Read his story

2829 Babcock Rd Ste 700

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 804-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Hughes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hughes "Established San Antonio podiatrist Dr. David Hughes has joined TSAOG Orthopaedics (formerly The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group), effective September 1st, 2014. Dr. Hughes has a special interest in the correction of foot disorders and deformities including arch disorders, hammertoes, bunions, turf toe, and charcot foot. Originally from Chicago, IL, Dr. Hughes currently resides in San Antonio, TX with his wife, Dr. Jessica Rutstein, also a podiatrist. Dr. Hughes and Dr. Rutstein have been practicing in San Antonio since 2007 at the Foot & Ankle Treatment Center of San Antonio. Dr. Hughes graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana with a BS in cellular and structural biology. He trained in podiatry at the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, IL and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2001. Dr. Hughes completed an additional three years of surgical training at the DVA Jesse Brown Hospital in Chicago, IL as well as a fellowship in advanced reconstructive foot and ankle surgery while operating in both Germany and Austria. Dr. David Hughes is a board certified podiatrist in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a member of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association."
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5  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hughes does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arch Disorders
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Burning Feet Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Chilblains
  • Claw Toe
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Digital Deformities of the Feet
  • Edema
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuromas
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Toe Fractures
  • Toe Injuries
  • Toe Sprain
  • Toe Wounds
  • Turf Toe
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts
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22  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Cystectomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Metatarsal Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Toenail Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Finch University Of Health Sciences / Scholl College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Department Of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hughes explained my condition fully. He listened attentively and responded fully to my questions. He presented a variety of treatment options and by explaining things to me so clearly made it easy for me to make decisions. My condition cleared up exactly as Dr. Hughes said it would. My...Read More
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Got in to see him fast and had a great experience with the entire group. Dr Hughes evaluated my ankle and assuaged my concerns, very easy going guy and truly engaged in the patient care process and present in the convo. I could tell that he is all about helping people get healed. Glad that I...Read More
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Dr. Hughes is the epitome of a caring and professional doctor. He took his time to listen to what I had to say, and then gave me a complete and thorough explanation of what needed to be done medically to my toe to alleviate the problem. I can’t say enough good things about my visit at TSAOG...Read More
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Dr. Hughes is the best caring doctor I no would recommend him to everyone that I no that need help.
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Dr. Hughes is very personable and very professional. He solved my problem and my foot feels 100% better. Thank you so much!
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