Richard Hughes, MD
Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1982)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of New Mexico (NM) (1976)
Internship:
  • University of New Mexico Program (1983)
Residency:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Neurology (1986)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Vascular Neurology (1987)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Neurology
  • Neurohospitalist
  • Consultative Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Research Interests

I have participated in multiple clinical trials on acute stroke resuscitation, secondary prevention of stroke and the detection of intracranial aneurysms. Current trials include treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage with activated Factor VII, the use of warfarin and aspirin in heart failure, and treatment of insulin resistance to reduce stroke.

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Member
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Member
  • Colorado Society of Clinical Neurologists, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
12401 E 17th Ave
Leprino Building, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCH - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification (1988)
  • Vascular Neurology, Board Certification (2005, 2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Stroke
Clinical Interests
I am interested in ischemic stroke, TIA, aneurysm, AVM and cerebral hemorrhage.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1982)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of New Mexico (NM) (1976)
Internships:
  • University of New Mexico Program (1983)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Neurology (1986)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Vascular Neurology (1987)
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Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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