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Dr. Sydney Hughes MD

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Experience

September 2000 - Present

Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Center, NY
Attending Physician, Emergency Department

March 2005 - Present

Franklin Hospital, Valley Stream, NY
Attending Physician, Emergency Department

April 2007 - June,2013

Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, NY
Medical Director Chemical Dependency Unit

September 2006 - Present

Long Island Detox, Freeport, NY

Febuary 2005 - April,2008

The PAC Program of Brooklyn/Queens, NY
Medical Director

July 1999 - September 2002

Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Attending Physician, Emergency Department

July 1999 - September,2002

Attending physician, Emergency Department

  Education & Training
  July 1996 - June 1999   ST.Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
  Resident
  Emergency Medicine Residency;
  Radiology prize;
  Airway Award for most Intubations in the National Airway Study.

  May 1996   HONORS:
  Pediatrics
  Infectious Diseases
  Radiology
  Introduction to the Patient
  Emergency Medicine

  May 1990   New York City College, New York, NY
  BS, Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude
  HONORS:
  National Freshman Honor Society
  Sigma Xi Honor Society
  Golden Key Honor Society
  Jonas Salk Scholarship for Biomedical Research
  Aurthur Levy Award for outstanding Chemistry Graduate
  Benjamin Harrow Memorial Award for outstanding Chemistry Graduate.
  Deans List each year.

 RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS:  Bania TC, Blaufeux B, Hughes S, Almond GL, and Homel P.
 "Calcium and Digoxin VS Calcium Alone for severe Verapamil Toxicity".
 Academic Emergency Medicine. 2000;7:1089-1096.

"Calcium and Digoxin VS Calcium Alone for severe Verapamil Toxicity".
Society of Academic Emergency Annual Meeting
Poster Presentation; May,1999.

"Characterization of recombinant human alpha-galactosidaseA For development of new approaches to enzyme therapy of Fabry’s Disease".
Dr. David Calhoun, Dept. of Biochemistry, New York City College,
September 1988,to May,1990.

  Board Certifications:

  American Board of Emergency Medicine
  (Until December 31st,2022)

  American Society of Addiction Medicine
  (December 2004,to Present)

  American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine
  (Febuary,2002, to December 31st,2012)

  Licensure:
 Licensed in New York state since 1999.

  Professional Memberships:
  American College of Emergency Medicine
  American Society of Addiction Medicine
  American Medical Association
  American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine.

  Certifications:
  Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  Advanced Pediatric Life Support
  Advanced Trauma Life Support