Medical School
Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia

Law School
Stetson Law 2007

Victoria General Hospital and Affiliated Hospitals, Nova Scotia

Fellow of:
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Hospital Membership
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Bayfront Health Dade City

Special Interests
Cholesterol Management
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Board Certifications
American Board of Physician Specialties in Family Practice

Dr. Hughes was born, raised and educated in Nova Scotia, and has spent the last 30 years building his practice in Florida.  He is married with four children.  Dr. Hughes is President and Chairman of the Board for Florida Medical Clinic.  His free time is spent with family and his hobbies include running, playing golf, and pulling for his Florida Gators.  Dr. Hughes is involved in community service through the volunteer efforts of his wife Jane, who served as a Foundaton Board Member, before serving as President of the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring through 2011. As a member of the Florida Bar, Dr. Hughes keeps his pulse on "all things legal" as they pertain to the clinic and its operations.

Accepted Insurances

Accepted Insurances for this Provider

Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier or contact one of our scheduling representatives in our office prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change, and is not all inclusive.

Aetna Elect Choice HMO
Aetna Managed Choice PPO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Aetna Select Choice HMO
BC Advantage 65
BC Health Options (Blue Care)
BCBS Medicare HMO
BCBS Medicare PPO
BCBS Network Blue (Blue Options)
BCBS Select
Beechstreet (merged with Capp Care)
CCN (Coventry/First Health)
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Compass (United Exchange)
Evercare (United)
First Health (Coventry)
Great West HMO (goes thru Cigna)
Great West PPO (goes thru Cigna)
Humana HMO Comm
Humana PPO
Humana PPO M'Care
Island Group Administration
MCM Maxcare
Private Healthcare System (PHCS)
Provider Select, Inc.
Railroad Medicare
Secure Horizons (United)
Tricare Prime (HMO)
Tricare Standard
United Health Care
United Health Care Exchange Plan: Charter
United Health Care Exchange Plan: Compass
United Health Care Exchange Plan: Core
United Health Care Exchange Plan: Navigate


Zephyrhills - Campus
38135 Market Square 
Zephyrhills, Florida 33542 
Fax: 813.355.5021