Marybeth S. Hughes

Offers student research opportunities
  • Chief of Surgical Oncology, Surgery

research overview

  • My research Topics of Interest are in Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery. Please see cv for prior published research. Melanoma, Neuroendocrine tumors and hepatobiliary pathology are of particular interest to my clinical practice. I have been involved in several different collaborative projects over time with many different researchers to include students, residents, post doctoral fellows and PhD researchers and physicians.


  • Dr. Marybeth Hughes graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical school (EVMS) and completed surgical training at Eastern Virginia Medical School graduate school of medicine. Following surgical training, she did a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute(NCI)at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). At the completion of training she served as Surgical Oncologist at the NCI, NIH for 12 years. She returned to Norfolk, VA to serve as the Chief of Surgical Oncology at EVMS in 2016. She currently is part of several leadership teams for EVMS and Sentara in Cancer research and cancer care.


selected publications

preferred title

  • Chief of Surgical Oncology

full name

  • Marybeth S. Hughes, MD

recognition and awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    2019- Health Care Hero
    2019- Coastal Virginia Magazine Top Physicians
    2019- Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation Grant recipient
    2017- Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation Grant recipient
    2007-2016- Consumers' Research Council of America Top Surgeons
    2010- International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer (ISBTC) Team Science Award


Publications in VIVO