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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
36 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Hughes is Good. Dr. Hughes has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Hughes, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Hughes graduated from University of South Florida Health, Tampa. He has 5 awards.

Outstanding clinical faculty member award baylor college of medicine 1984-1985
Best scientific paper american college of gastroenterology 10/1990
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)


Dr. Hughes has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital 
  • Ben Taub General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John I Hughes MD is a male Internist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. John I. Hughes practice?
Dr. John Hughes has 2 office locations.
Dr. John Hughes practices Gastroenterology near Houston, TX.
See Houston Gastroenterologists.