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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Hughes is Good. Dr. Hughes has been reviewed by 39 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bruce Hughes, MD is board certified in Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Hughes graduated from The University of Texas at Houston. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013, 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Hughes has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Iowa Lutheran Hospital 
  • Mercy Medical Center 


  • Mandarin
  • Chinese

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Additional Information
Dr. Bruce L Hughes MD is a male Neurologist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Neurology.
Where does Dr. Bruce L. Hughes practice?
Dr. Bruce Hughes has 1 office location.
Dr. Bruce Hughes practices Neurology near Des Moines, IA.
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