Hughes Family Practice 

Providing Quality Healthcare ... One Family at a Time!

  Providing Quality Health Care ... One Family at a Time


Hughes Family Practice was founded by Douglas S. Hughes, D.O., in February 2011 with the vision of creating a medical practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. The office staff at Hughes Family Practice is highly trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a doctor can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate medical professionals will ease your fears.

Douglas S. Hughes, D.O.

Dr. Hughes was born in Pontiac, Mich. He has lived in Southwest Florida off and on for the past 25 years. Dr. Hughes graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences in 1996. He received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. He finished his family medicine residency in Grand Blanc, MI, at Genesys Regional Medical Center in 2005. Dr. Hughes has been practicing family medicine in Southwest Florida since 2006.

Primary Specialty
Family Practice 

Genesys Regional Medical Center

Board Certifications
Board-certified in Family Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Osteopathic Association
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Dr. Hughes and his wife Bethany have three young children: Brady, Avery, and Addison. Dr. Hughes is an avid sports fan and golfer.

Bethany Hughes

Born and raised in northeast Ohio, Bethany graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She taught for five years, until the time she and Dr. Hughes started a family and Bethany chose to stay home with the children. She currently works part-time at the practice when her schedule allows.

  Lisa Gonzalez
Nurse Practitioner

Samuel Marrero- Office Manager

Born in Brooklyn, NY and now residing in Lee County since 2001, Sam graduated from Keiser University with a B.S. in Health Science. He has years of experience managing clinical staff, as he too is a Registered Medical Assistant. 

Eric Pitts
Billing Manager

Born in Michigan and raised in Clearwater, FL, Eric graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Business Management. He has worked in numerous sales and customer service jobs, until coming to work for the practice in 2011.

Julia Niziolek- Medical Assistant 
Lalisa Clifton - Medical Assistant
Samantha Hirsch - Office Specialist
Samantha Tomisich - Office Support 
Brandi Tomisich- Office Support

Hughes Family Practice accepts most major insurance plans.

Call for an appointment today!

13731 Metropolis Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33912
PH: (239) 561-5776
FAX: (239) 333-1953

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