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Monday, May 2, 2011

St. Francis Health plastic surgeon earns top listing in international publication

INDIANAPOLIS – Charles E. Hughes III, M.D., a member of St. Francis Medical Group, has been selected “Top Plastic Surgeon in Indianapolis” by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP).

That accolade earns Hughes a listing and profile in The Leading Physicians of the World, an international publication featuring physicians who are leaders in their fields.

Certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Hughes has practiced in the Indianapolis area for more than 25 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Hughes earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School and served his internship at Passavant Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He completed residencies in general surgery and plastic surgery at Northwestern and a fellowship in surgical oncology with the American Cancer Society.

He holds memberships in various professional organizations and has lectured widely about plastic surgery. Hughes also is a National Visiting Professor of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

More information about the services at the Indianapolis Institute for Plastic Surgery is at The practice will be renamed St. Francis Medical Group Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons.
St. Francis Medical Group is comprised of more than 140 physicians, offering a variety of primary and specialty care services at St. Francis’ hospitals throughout central Indiana.
To learn more about St. Francis Medical Group, visit