John D. Hughes, MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - (Clinical Series Track)

John D. Hughes, MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - (Clinical Series Track)

Dr. John Hughes is board-certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery.  He has a special interest in complex aortic and renal artery procedures, in additional to endovascular surgery.
After receiving his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Hughes completed a general surgery residency at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.  He then completed an organ transplantation fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and a research and clinical fellowship in vascular surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Hughes is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He is a member of the American Association for Vascular Surgeons, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and the Southwestern Surgical Congress.  He was Chief of Staff at University Medical Center from 2006-2008.
Dr. Hughes recently was honored with the College of Medicine Faculty Mentoring Award (2016).
 

Research Interests: 

Vascular disease in diabetic patients

Degrees
  • MD: University of Kansas, 1980
Honors and Awards
  • Affiliate, Arizona Medical Association
  • Affiliate, Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Affiliate, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Affiliate, The American Association for Vascular Surgery
  • Affiliate, The Southwestern Surgical Congress
  • The Charles F. Zukoski Outstanding Role Model in Surgery Award, 2001
  • Anthony Pagel, Green Fields Country Day School (Tucson, AZ), 2002
  • Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Clinical Sciences Award, 2002
  • Chief of Staff - Elect, 2005-2007
  • University Medical Center Chief of Staff, 2007-2009
Residency
  • St. Francis Regional Medical Center - Wichita, General Surgery
Fellowship
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Organ Transplant, 1985-1986
  • Emory University Hospital, Vascular Surgery, 1994-1996
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 1988
  • American Board of Surgery, Re-certification, 1995
  • American Board of Surgery, Certificate of Added Qualifications, Vascular Surgery, 1997