Brian T. Hughes MD


Dr. Brian Hughes was born in Jackson, TN. And raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. After graduating from Wheaton College in Chicago he attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he graduated in 2005. He completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at UAMS and entered private practice in 2012.

Dr. Hughes offers customized treatment and management plans for patients suffering from issues of the gastrointestinal tract, treating conditions such as Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease or Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). He is recognized as an expert in IBD, frequently being called upon by other physicians in the community to treat complex patients.

“I love taking care of very ill patients who other doctors simply do not know how to help and giving them their lives back by making them better using the latest, most up to date therapies available."

He regularly attends IBD national conferences and consults frequently with IBD experts across the country as he stays current on advanced treatment options for his patients.

Dr. Hughes is well versed in the effects of diet & nutrition, and their impact on your general well-being, and specializes in diagnosing & treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems.

He met his wife in medical school and together they have four children. He enjoys coaching youth soccer and teaching children’s Sunday School.


  • B.S. Biology Wheaton College
  • MD, Internal Medicine Residency, Gastroenterology Fellowship UAMS