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/
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).