Born in Inglewood, California, Dr. W. Allen Hughes II earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and Chemistry from California State University in 1978, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He went on to earn his Medical Degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago in 1982. Dr. Hughes completed his General Surgical Internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago in 1983, and completed his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School in 1987. Dr. Hughes served as Chief Resident at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago in 1986.
Dr. Hughes maintained a private practice in Clearwater until July 2005 when he joined Orthopaedic Specialties of Tampa Bay, P.A.
Dr. Hughes specializes in the treatment of arthritis of the hip, knee and shoulder. He offers joint preservation techniques for knee arthritis and state of the art computer-assisted navigation for hip and knee replacement. Dr. Hughes also specializes in sports medicine, serving since 1989 as a team physician to the Philadelphia Phillies. In addition to the specialized services that Dr. Hughes provides, he also treats all types of orthopaedic related problems.
Dr. Hughes is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.