Dr. Hughes is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist at Connecticut Children’s. Her clinical interests include salivary gland disorders, management of drooling, general pediatric otolaryngology, and airway disorders. 


Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


University of Connecticut - John Dempsey


Boston Children's Hospital

American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Hughes AL and Choi S. Does Intra-Glandular Injection of Botulinum Toxin Improve Pediatric Sialorrhea? The Laryngoscope 2018;128(7):1513-1514.
  • Hughes AL, Roberson D, Bannos C, Trudell EK, and Vernacchio L. Appropriateness of Tympanostomy Tubes in the Boston Metropolitan Area: Are the AAO-HNSF Guidelines Being Met? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017; 157(6):1041-47.
  • Delsing C, Glader LJ, Hughes A, Parr J, Pennington L, Reddihough DS, Van Hulst K, Van Der Burg, JJW. (2016) Sialorrhea Care Pathway. Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.
  • Hughes AL, Murray N, Valdez T, Kelly R, and Kavanagh K. Development of the Connecticut Airway Risk Evaluation (CARE) System to Improve Hand-off Communication in Pediatric Tracheotomized Patients. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2014;140(1):29-33.
  • Murray LN, Valdez TA, Hughes AL, Kavanagh KR. Teaching a tracheotomy handoff tool to pediatric first responders. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology 2018;114: 120-123.

Locations for this Doctor

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Westport

191 Post Road West
Westport, CT06880
United States

Exterior view of Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – Hartford

282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior view of 310 Western Boulevard in Glastonbury

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Glastonbury

310 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT06033
United States

Exterior of 505 Farmington Avenue

Connecticut Children's Specialty Care and Surgery Center – Farmington

505 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

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Most Recent Comments

January 1, 2024
I would recommend Dr Hughes and the staff to anyone. Everyone I've encountered @ CCMC has been so kind, patient and supportive. Wonderful with questions and they always provide helpful and relatable answers.
September 9, 2023
Discussed the options and benefits. Didn't mention any risks.
September 9, 2023
The care team was great.
June 6, 2023
Dr Amy was amazing with care provided
April 4, 2023
Dr Hughes was very professional, thorough, and kind all at the same time.