John D. Hughes, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

AHSC 4404

P.O. Box 245072
Tucson, AZ 85724-5027

(520) 626-6670
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  • University of Kansas, 1980 (M.D.)
  • St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita, KS, 1980-1985 (Residency)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1985-1986 (Organ Transplant Fellowship)
  • Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, 1994-1996 (Vascular Surgery Fellowship)
Honors & Awards: 
  • Chief of Staff-Elect, 2005-2007
  • University Medical Center Chief of Staff, 2007-2009
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Vascular disease in diabetic patients
Selected Publications: 
  • Patel ST. Mills JL Sr. Tynan-Cuisinier G. Goshima KR. Westerband A. Hughes JD. The limitations of magnetic resonance angiography in the diagnosis of renal artery stenosis: comparative analysis with conventional arteriography. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 41(3):462-8, 2005.
  • Silver JA. Hughes JD. Bornstein RA. Beversdorf DQ. Effect of anxiolytics on cognitive flexibility in problem solving. Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology. 17(2):93-7, 2004.
  • Dixit MP. Hughes JD. Theodorou A. Dixit NM. Hyponatremic hypertensive syndrome (HHS) in an 18-month old-child presenting as malignant hypertension: a case report. BMC Nephrology. 5:5, 2004.
  • Goshima KR. Mills JL Sr. Hughes JD. A new look at outcomes after infrainguinal bypass surgery: traditional reporting standards systematically underestimate the expenditure of effort required to attain limb salvage. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 39(2):330-5, 2004.
NIH High School Student Research Program: 

-Anthony Pagel, Green Fields Country Day School (Tucson, AZ), 2002

Last Updated: 
November 18, 2015