Dr. S. Gray Hughes, MD, FACS

Dr. S Gray Hughes, MD, FACS attended the University of North Carolina, graduating summa cum laude. He received his medical degree and master’s degree in public health from Duke University School of Medicine.

Dr. Hughes spent five years in the U.S. Air Force. He completed additional training in thoracic surgery at Keesler Air Force Base. He also served as a general and thoracic surgeon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, completing two tours in Iraq.

His practice encompasses the full range of general and thoracic surgery, including bariatric surgery.

Contact Info

Phone: (803) 936-3300

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146 E Hospital Dr Suite 430
West Columbia, 29169

Procedures Performed

  • Gastric Ballooon
  • Gastric Banding (Lap-Band®)
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Robotic Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • , American Association of Chest Physicians

Insurance Accepted

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  • Accepts most insurances
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • OptumHeath Care Solutions
  • Self-Pay


  • MBSAQIP Accredited Center


  • MEDICAL SCHOOL: Duke University School of Medicine
  • RESIDENCY: University of Tennessee-Memphis

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