Dr Hughes specialises in shoulder and elbow reconstruction, arthroscopy and joint arthroplasty.
Dr Hughes specialises in shoulder and elbow reconstruction, arthroscopy and joint arthroplasty. His practice functions as a tertiary referral base for difficult elbow and shoulder problems from New South Wales and beyond.
Dr Hughes is a regularly invited speaker at shoulder and elbow conferences. He is an annual tutor at the Mayo Clinic Elbow Course in the USA and the Australian/Asian/New Zealand tutor for the Coonrad Morrey Elbow Arthroplasty, of which there are only 3 in the world.
Dr Hughes has published articles with Prof Sonnabend, Dr Allan Young and others on management of displaced proximal humerus fractures; internal fixation of symptomatic os acromiale; antibiotic prophylaxis in elbow surgery; distal clavicular excision; the clinical role of shoulder ultrasound and the interosseous membrane in radio-ulnar dissociation.