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K. Michael Hughes, DO

K. Michael Hughes, DO

Accepting New Patients

General Surgery
Critical Care
Trauma Surgery

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Trauma & Critical Care Surgery
300 Pine Grove Commons
York, PA 17403
(717) 851-6110
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Map Marker B WellSpan York Hospital Trauma Services & Critical Care
1001 S. George St.
York, PA 17403

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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I chose medicine/surgery because it combines a quest for knowledge with a way to make a meaningful contribution to patients' lives. I appreciate the combined operative and medical management of patients. As a trauma critical care surgeon, I am able to care for both long- and short-term patient needs. I enjoy team-based patient management.

What I want my patients to know about me:

I am extremely engaged, dedicated and passionate about the patients I take care of. The use of clinical knowledge and technical skills, combined with the experience of dealing with a variety of people on a daily basis, makes surgery a field that is challenging and satisfying. I am board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. I also have a degree in negotiation and dispute resolution. I am a past president of The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I am married, and my wife and I are raising four wonderful children. I enjoy hiking, fishing, shooting and camping as an outlets to recapture life balance.

Clinical Interests

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Hernias
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Skin Lesions
  • Trauma

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Osteopathic Surgery | General Surgery
  • American Board of Osteopathic Surgery | Surgical Critical Care

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship Program: Doctors Hospital
  • Residency Program: Pontiac Osteopathic Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program: Grant Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program: Spectrum Health - Butterworth Hospital
  • Undergraduate Education: North Texas State University

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital
  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • GreatWest OneHealth
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • MD Medical Assistance
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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