Dr. Hughes received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center. She completed her residency in Urology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis where she served as Chief Resident in Urology. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, where she graduated magna cum laude.
She is a board certified General Urologist with special interest in voiding dysfunction in women and men, incontinence, kidney stone disease, and prostate enlargement. Upon completing her residency training Dr. Hughes began practicing at the New Orleans Urologic Institute. She has since moved her practice to Covington, LA. She is an active staff member at both St. Tammany Parish Hospital and Lakeview Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Hughes is currently a member of the American Urological Association, the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association, the Society of Women in Urology, the Louisiana State Urological Society and the Greater New Orleans Urology Society.