Clinical Expertise, Education and Special Interests:

Dr. Hughes is board certified in Neurology and a Professor at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. He is a Neurologist interested in Psychiatry. For 28 years, he has been Director of the Epilepsy Center, and of Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Illinois Medical Center.

Nationally and internationally recognized as a preeminent expert in EEG, he is the author of over 500 papers and chapters and of numerous books. These include major contributions to the epileptiform patterns of seizures , developmental changes in EEG, traumatic brain injury and behavioral disorders.


He has held numerous positions in professional Organizations including, Editor of the Journal of Electroencephalography, Board of Directors and Editorial Board of Clinical EEG. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2000 ECNS career award. Dr. Hughes reads all of the EEG-s recorded at The Neuroscience Center.