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Welcome to the Department of Neurology

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Welcome to the Department of Neurology

Richard L. Hughes


Professor and

Chief of Neurology, Denver Health Medical Center

Neurology Clinic
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
University of Colorado Hospital
1635 Aurora Court, Suite 5200
Aurora, CO 80045

For appointment information:

Telephone: (720) 848-2080
Fax: (720) 848-2106


Academic Office / Mailing Address
Department of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Leprino Building, Mail Stop L950
12401 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Telephone: (720) 848-8529
Fax: (720) 848-0194


Clinical Practice
Dr. Hughes is Chief of Neurology at Denver Health and directs a Stroke referral clinic at the Anschutz Center for Advanced Medicine at the Fitzsimmons campus.  He is a Board certified Vascular Neurologist with an interest in prevention and treatment of ischemic stroke and hemorrhage.  He is active in Stroke Public Policy, and is on the oversight committee for JCAHO/ASA primary Stroke Center certification, as well as on the committee which designs Comprehensive Stroke Center certification.

To learn about Dr. Hughes’ research, please see “Research.”