Dr. Pamela Hughes MD
Hematologist-Oncologist | Hematology & Oncology1410 Mcfarland Blvd N Tuscaloosa AL, 35406
Dr. Pamela Hughes is a hematologist oncologist practicing in Tuscaloosa, AL. Dr. Hughes specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases such as anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma. Hematologist Oncologists are also trained in the study of cancer and its attack on other organs.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Hematology
- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
- M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society, West Alabama Medical Specialists, Medical Association of the State of Alabama
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Get to know Hematologist-Oncologist Dr. Pamela L. Hughes, who serves patients in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dr. Hughes is an established and highly skilled physician with over 25 years of experience in oncology and hematology. She is in practice with Oncology Associates of West Alabama, P.C. in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
The mission of Oncology Associates of West Alabama, P.C. is to provide personalized, high-quality cancer care to patients in need. Serving the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center in DCH, the providers strive to uphold exceptional quality standards. They believe in providing comprehensive health care services to patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. They also believe in educating patients as they work with them to achieve the best physical state possible.
In affiliation with DCH Health System, Dr. Hughes holds privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and Northport Medical Center.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), she is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Medical Association, the Southern Medical Association, the Tuscaloosa County Medical Society, the West Alabama Medical Specialists, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dr. Hughes is a graduate of Auburn University. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in 1986. She then completed her internship and residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She was also a hematology fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine, which was inclusive with the M.D. Anderson program.
Awarded with the American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award in 1992, Dr. Hughes is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer, malignant blood diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma, and blood disorders such as iron-deficiency anemia, clotting abnormalities, hemophilia, and sickle-cell disease.
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