Dr. Hughes attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and Biology. She then earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.
Dr. Hughes has co-authored a chapter in the textbook “Small Animal Gastroenterology (second edition)” on the placement and management of feeding tubes in small animal patients. She has a special interest in surgery, nutrition, and ophthalmology. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is the rewarding feeling of treating and reuniting a patient with their owner.
In her free time, Dr. Hughes enjoys spending time outside, whether lounging by the pool, boating, horseback riding, or gardening.