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Gynecologist , obstetrician

Edward Charles Hughes, American obstetrician, gynecologist.


Hughes, Edward Charles was born on February 13, 1901 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Arthur G. and Marie M. (Hiendorf) Hughes.


Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1922. Doctor of Medicine 1924.


Interen Brooklyn Hospital, 1924-1925, resident, 1925-1927. Pracitice medicine specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, 1930-1976. Instructor obstetrics and gynecology State University of New York College Medicine (now Upstate Medical Center), 1928-1933, assistant professor, 1933-1938, associate professor, 1938-1940, clinical professor, 1940-1944, professor, 1944-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1976.

Department chairman obstetrics, 1944-1961. consultant Syracuse General Crouse Irving, Syracuse psychopathic hospitals, University Hospital of Good Shepherd. Attending obstetrician City Hospital. Director maternal health and hygiene, City of Syracuse after 1944.

Visiting professor, Honolulu, Bombay, India. Consultant in field. Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


American College of Surgeons fellow. Member American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists (president), American Association Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Gynecologic Society, New York State Medical Society (delegate council), Maternal Welfare Committee, New York, New York Academy of Sciences, International Federation Gynecology and Obstetrics (delegate), International College Surgeons (president obstetric and gynecologic section 1959-1962), American Medical Association, American Fertility Society, American Federation Clinical. Clubs: University (Syracuse) Onondaga Golf and Country, Century (Syracuse).


Married E. Marion Peters, June 16, 1927. Children: Jeanne (Mistress Russell Greenhalgh), Edward.

Arthur G. Hughes

Marie M. (Hiendorf) Hughes

E. Marion Peters

Edward Hughes

Jeanne Hughes (Mistress Russell Greenhalgh)