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Kevin S. (Kevin) Hughes, MD

Co-Director, Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center

Medical Director, Bermuda Cancer Genetics and Risk Assessment Clinic

  • Phone: 617-724-4800
Departments
Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Breast Evaluation
  • Breast Cancer
Clinical Interests
Management of Women at High Risk of Developing Breast or Ovarian Cancer
Screening
Diagnosis and treatment of breast disease
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Dartmouth Medical School
Residency, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Gender
Male
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Dr. Hughes is a member of the Department of Surgical Oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School. He trained at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh for general surgery, followed by a fellowship in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Hughes was formerly on the faculty of Tufts University, the University of California, Davis and Brown University.Dr. Hughes is actively involved in research regarding the genetics, screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and is actively involved in the development of Electronic Health Records that decrease clinician workload. He co-authored the HL7, ANSI approved standard for transmitting family health history.

Dr. Hughes was named one of Boston Magainze's Top Docs for 2013: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/top-doctors/kevin-s-hughes/

Publications

Schwartz GF, Hughes KS, Lynch HT, Fabian CJ, Fentiman IS, Robson ME, Domchek SM, Hartmann LC, Holland R, Winchester DJ, and the Consensus Conference Committee. Proceedings of the International Consensus Conference on Breast Cancer Risk, Genetics, & Risk Management, April, 2007. Cancer 113 (10): 2627-2637, 2008.

Ozanne EM, Loberg A, Hughes S, Lawrence C, Drohan B, Semine A, Jellinek M, Cronin C, Milham F, Dowd D, Block C, Lockhart D, Sharko J, Grinstein G, Hughes KS. Identification and Management of Women at High Risk for Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer Syndrome. The Breast Journal, In-Press 2008.

Murphy CD, Lee JM, Drohan B, Euhus DM, Kopans DB, Rafferty EA, Specht MA, Smith BL, Hughes KS. The American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Screening with MRI: An Argument for Genetic Testing, Cancer, In-Press 2008.

Alm El-Din M, Hughes KS, Goldberg S, Abi Raad R, Aisenberg A, Niemierko A and Taghian AG. Breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma: Clinical outcome of 40 cases in 28 patients. Radiation Oncology. (In Press).

Surgical Oncology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-4800
Fax: 617-724-3895

Avon Center
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-9200
Fax: 617-726-9210