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Dr. Joseph Hughes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Baltimore, MD, with other offices in Baltimore, MD and Plano, TX (and 3 other locations). He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Hughes is affiliated with Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Harris Continued Care Hospital and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Joseph Hughes has the following 1 area of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.


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Locations & Directions

Johns Hopkins University Hospital

600 N Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21287

Johns Hopkins Hospital

1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287

1404 Terrace View Ln
Plano, TX 75093

2411 Fountain View Dr
Houston, TX 77057

13737 Noel Rd
Dallas, TX 75240

Pinnacle Anesthesia Consultants

13601 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75240

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