Dr Malcolm Hughes MB BS FRACS is the provider of Endoscopy, Colo-Rectal, Skin Tumor, General and Laparoscopic Surgery, in this practice.
Dr Malcolm Hughes holds accreditation in General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Colonoscopy.
Dr Malcolm Hughes graduated from the University of New South Wales. Dr Hughes did his initial postgraduate training in Sydney at St George Hospital, continuing at Canberra Hospital and back to Sydney Hospital. He moved onto Senior Surgical roles in the United Kingdom, initially at The Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff and then at University Hospital Llandough, South Wales.
After this, Dr Hughes returned to Australia, continuing practice at a variety of Hospitals around Sydney and providing Locum services to various locations in regional NSW. During this time Dr Malcolm Hughes served on the Private Hospital and Day surgery committee of the NSW medical board and sat as the Chairman of the Section of Surgeons at Blacktown Hospital. Dr Hughes currently operates out of Minchinbury Community Hospital, where he also serves on Minchinbury Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.
He now has his consulting rooms in Castle Hill and Kellyville. While having no financial interest in any hospital/medical facility, he has admitting rights to Minchinbury Community Hospital located at the corner of Great Western Hwy & Rupertswood Rd, Minchinbury NSW.
Dr Malcolm Hughes and his wife Glenys, who is also his Practice manager have three amazing children and 4 wonderful granddaughters.
Dr Malcolm Hughes is committed to his family, his Christian faith, his community and to helping others through a variety of charitable pursuits.
Aside from Youth Leadership Coaching and Mentoring, specifically around Health, Sexual Safety, Drug and Alcohol Awareness, Dr Malcolm Hughes has dedicated 15 years of service to the St John’s Ambulance Service. Dr Hughes actively participates in volunteer aid trips in many South East Asian countries, so far numbering 34 trips in a 10-year timespan. This has included Short term Aid trips to train local surgeons and provide patient services in Thailand and Kampuchea. Dr Hughes was directly involved with the post-tsunami efforts in Solomon Islands and post-typhoon efforts in The Philippines.
On a personal level, Dr Malcolm Hughes enjoys Remote Controlled Aircraft, Woodwork and is also a licensed Pyrotechnician.
Dr Malcolm Hughes is committed to providing compassion and understanding in all aspects of patient care. He strives to do this with consideration of each patient’s personal needs and their desire to feel at ease with the process, be understood and also to receive personalised, one-on-one, expert attention.