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About the Author

Dr. Hughey

Dr. Hughey

Dr. Hughey

Dr. Hughey is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology,  at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda MD. He holds an appointment as Senior Clinician Educator at the Universityof Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

After receiving his AB degree in biochemistry from Princeton University in 1970, he attended Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois, completing his MD in 1974. He underwent residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, graduating in 1978. He is board certified in OB-GYN.

Dr. Hughey entered private practice in 1978 with the NorthCare Medical group, where he was OB-GYN department chairman and Vice President of the medical group. He left that group in 1987 to join the Brookside Associates in Winnetka, IL, where he remains in practice.

Dr. Hughey joined the U.S. Navy Reserve in 1988 as a Lieutenant Commander in the Medical Corps. He was later promoted to Commander, and then Captain, before leaving the Navy in 2002. He served aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69, USS Frank Cable AS-40, USS Holland AS-32, and with the Marines. He had assignments at the US Naval Hospitals in Keflavic, Iceland, Yokosuka, Japan, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Great Lakes, Illinois, Charleston, South Carolina, and ASU Bahrain. He was recalled several times to active duty to serve at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Lab, Groton, CT, with the Operational Medicine and Fleet Support Division of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and as Special Assistant to the Navy Surgeon General, working with the U.S. Special Operations Command.

He received his Command and Staff Diploma from United States Naval War College. His military decorations include the Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and two Meritorious Service Medals.

Dr. Hughey is the author of 18 clinical research papers, 7 textbook chapters, and 5 books, including:

  • Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology: The Medical Care of Women Assigned to Sea Duty and Other Isolated Duty Stations. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, United States Navy, Department of Defense, 1993

  • Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2nd Edition: The Health Care of Women in Military Settings. NAVMEDPUB 6300.2A, 6300.2B, 6300.2C. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, 2000

  • Surgical Emergencies in Obstetrics & Gynecology: The Surgical Care of Women in Operational Settings. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, United States Navy, Department of Defense, 1993

  • Operational Medicine 2001: Health Care in Military Settings. NAVMEDPUB 5139. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, United States Navy, Department of Defense, 2001

He may be contacted at:

Mike Hughey, MD
The Brookside Associates, LLC


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