Dr. Hughes received his BS in zoology in 1994 and his DVM from UC Davis in 1998. He also completed a surgical and internal medicine internship at Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego in 1999.

Dr. Hughes has been at CVVH since completing his internship in 1999. He is currently owner and medical director of Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital.

His wife, Stephanie Lipp, is also a veterinarian who practices at CVVH. They have a daughter, Hannah, and son, Shane. Their pets include 2 dogs, 5 cats, a lineolated parakeet and a California Desert Tortoise.

Dr. Hughes’ hobbies include family time, fishing, kayaking, and snowboarding. His professional interests are small and exotic animal internal medicine and surgery.