Undergraduate: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA. BA, Psychology
Medical School: Tufts University, Boston, MA.
Medical Residency and Chief Residency: University of North Carolina
Fellowship: Gastroenterology: University of North Carolina
Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Physicians
Dr. Julia Hughes joins Wake Gastroenterology after completing her training at the University of North Carolina in 2018. She practices general Gastroenterology with a particular interest in women’s gastrointestinal conditions; which includes constipation and pelvic floor dysfunction, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis), Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colon Cancer screening and prevention, acid and peptic related diseases (GERD and peptic ulcer disease), as well as, Hepatology.
She places a high value on the physician-patient relationship and the empowerment of patients to understand their disease processes and be active participants in their health management. Her interests outside of work include running, traveling, and spending time with family.