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Dr. Paul Hughes, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine
16 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Hughes, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine is Excellent. Dr. Hughes has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Hughes, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Joint Pain (Arthralgia)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tennis Elbow

Education & Awards

Dr. Hughes graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Hughes has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Mills-Peninsula Health Services 
  • Sequoia Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul Eliot Hughes MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Paul E. Hughes practice?
Dr. Paul Hughes has 1 office location.
Dr. Paul Hughes practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near San Mateo, CA.
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