Grant C. Hughes M.D.

Grant C. Hughes M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Internal Medicine, Rheumatology (Connective Tissue Disease)


English, Norwegian


Rheumatology Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 3rd Floor West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Rheumatology Clinic at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.598.6285|Map It 


Dr. Hughes is head of rheumatology at Harborview Medical Center and director of the UW Rheumatology Training Program.

Dr. Hughes has been a rheumatologist at Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center since completing his fellowship training at UW in 2006. He earned his medical degree at Oregon Health and Science University then came to the UW as a resident in internal medicine. Currently, he is an associate professor of medicine at UW.

Dr. Hughes is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the American College of Rheumatology. In 2015, he twice received the UW Medicine PRAISE Award for patient satisfaction.

Patient Care Philosophy

At the Harborview Rheumatology Clinic, we bring together a team of highly trained, dedicated and compassionate doctors, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists and administrators to provide the best possible care to our patients.

As a physician, my chief responsibility is to my individual patients. My job is to ensure each of my patients receives the best possible medical care regardless of circumstances.

Personal Interests

Literature, music, creative writing, soccer and natural history.

Clinical Interests

Autoimmunity and immunologically mediated disease; clinical immunology education.

Research Interests

Systemic lupus erythematosus; drug-induced autoimmunity.


Oregon Health & Science UniversityMedical education2001
UW - Dept. of RheumatologyFellowshipRheumatology
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternshipInternal Medicine
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidencyInternal Medicine


Board Certifications

American Board of Internal MedicineRheumatology2007
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