Dr. Allison Hughes

Allison Hughes

Dr. Allison Hughes is a Board Certified Dermatologist with a passion for general dermatology including disorders of the skin, hair, and nails in patients of all ages from infants to the elderly. She treats a wide variety of medical dermatology problems such as acne, rosacea, warts, eczema, contact dermatitis, psoriasis, and skin cancer. Skin rejuvenation, lasers, and cosmetic dermatology are also special interests of Dr. Hughes.


Primary Specialty



Undergraduate Education

BS, University of California San Diego 1992


Medical Education

MD, Chicago Medical School 2001


Graduate School Education

PhD, Chicago Medical School 1999



Dermatology Residency, Wayne State University 2005
Transitional Residency, St. Francis Hospital Evanston 2002


Board Certifications

American Board of Dermatology 2005


Languages other than English




King County Medical Society 2006
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery 2006
Washington State Dermatology Association 2006
Seattle Dermatology Society 2006
Washington State Medical Association 2006
American Academy of Dermatology 2002
American Medical Association 2002



Nerve growth factor withdrawal-mediated apoptosis in naive and differentiated PC12 cells through p53/caspase-3-dependent and -independent pathways: 2004

Distinction between differentiation, cell cycle, and apoptosis signals in PC12 cells by the nerve growth factor mutant delta9/13: 2001

Mediation of Nerve Growth Factor-driven Cell Cycle Arrest in PC12 Cells by p53: 2000

Allison L. Hughes, MD, PhD