American Health Council Names Richard A. Hughes, M.D. to Physician Board

Hauppauge, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Richard A. Hughes, Physician/Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist at Anesthesia Practice Consultants P.C., has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology.

In the industry since 2008, Dr. Hughes offers valuable insight in his role as Physician/ Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist at Anesthesia Practice Consultants P.C. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Anesthesia Practice Consultants P.C.(APC) serves to provide the best quality of care to healthcare systems, hospitals and practices. Staffed with talented and compassionate anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and a professional office staff, APC offers In-House twenty-four-hour care, call coverage, a free-standing periop team that provides regional anesthesia for patients undergoing surgery and to assist with postoperative pain relief in an office based anesthesia practice.

As the Physician/Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist at Anesthesia Practice Consultants P.C, Dr. Hughes’ day-to-day responsibilities include providing anesthesia services for coronary, heart and lung transplants and handling peri-operative pain management throughout Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids MI and Blodgett Hospital in East Grand Rapids MI.

In 2007, Dr. Hughes earned his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed an internship at the University of Colorado in 2008. To further his professional career, Dr. Hughes completed his residency from Baylor College of Medicine in 2011. In 2012, he pursued a fellowship in Anesthesiology from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Hughes is American Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Transesophageal Echocardiography.

Dr. Hughes maintains affiliations with the Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Hughes’ became involved in his current profession through his father’s influence, a cardiothoracic surgeon. Looking back, he attributes his success to exceptional teachers and mentors. Dr. Hughes’ greatest achievement is receiving support from his wife, Emily and their three daughters.

In his spare time, he enjoys reading, golfing, and coin collecting. He volunteers with the American Cancer Society.

Considering the future, Dr. Hughes hopes to provide the best healthcare possible while continuing to expand his knowledge of the newest techniques and practices.


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