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Michael Hughes, MD, MPH

Medical doctor (MD)
Preventive medicine (board certified)
Sports medicine
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Sharp Rees-Stealy

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  1. Sharp Rees-Stealy La Mesa
    5525 Grossmont Center Dr
    La Mesa, CA 91942
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About Michael Hughes, MD, MPH

My practice is focused on the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and pathologies. My goal is to educate and increase my patients’ knowledge and understanding of their injury or illness as this provides them with the tools to recover faster. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and family, traveling, playing piano and flying radio-controlled planes.
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Michael Hughes, MD, MPH, accepts 37 health insurance plans.

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335 ratings
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Verified Patient
September 30, 2023
The nurse and doctor each had a good bedside manner. I especially appreciated the doctor for recommending my scheduling another appointment in 2 months from the second Injection date, as my thumb got stiff and painful 2 months after my first Injection appt and I was unable to get a second appt for 2 months after that (so 4 months after my 1st injection). I lived with pain and limited hand/thumb use for 2 months. I was Impressed and appreciative that the doc listened to me. I was also very thankful to the nurse for making the appointment for me as I sat in the exam room vs my having to go back out to the front desk to do it or having to call in later to make the appt.
Verified Patient
September 26, 2023
They explained everything in detail.
Verified Patient
September 23, 2023
Dr. Hughes looked at my x-rays carefully, did a thorough exam of my hand and knee and recommended treatment. He talked to me about reasons for treatment and risks. He was very thorough, understanding and helpful.
Verified Patient
September 14, 2023
Clarified where I misunderstood notes in my file. Was sympathetic but professional.
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