Dr Hughes has been in practice at Capital Pediatric Group for over 40 years.
He received his undergraduate degree at Colgate University and medical degree at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. His pediatric residency was completed at the University Of Southern California School Of Medicine. After a tour in the United States Air Force in Southeast Asia, he began practice at Capital Pediatric Group in 1973. He has also worked as a geneticist and a hospitalist.
He was recently cited in Austin Monthly as one of 14 top pediatricians in Austin He has won the Community Pediatric Faculty Member of the Year award voted on by pediatric residents at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas three times and is annually listed as a “Super Doc “ by Texas Monthly. He has also been recognized by US News and World Report as one of America’s Top Doctors. This is a peer-nominated distinction. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern and has a special interest in teaching pediatric residents. He lives in Austin with his wife Dory and their two Scotties, Abbie and Gordon. His Son Tommy is a attorney in Philadelphia and his daughter Jennifer and her husband Armando live in Austin with their four children, Zach, Eli, Sophie and Sebastian.