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James T. Hughey, III, DO

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Hughey is an orthopaedic surgeon and a member of The Orthopaedic Center Sports Medicine Team. Before joining TOC, Dr. Hughey completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Andrews Research and Orthopedic Institute in Gulf Breeze, FL where he served as team physician for area high schools and served as assistant team physician for Pensacola’s Cincinnati Reds AA baseball team. Dr. Hughey graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mississippi State University in Biochemistry. After graduation, he served as a research technician in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience before moving to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Hughey completed his medical degree and orthopaedic residency at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

Dr. Hughey has always been an active member of the community whether on the field as a medical volunteer, performing physicals for school children, providing medical care for the homeless or serving on medical education committees. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Support and Basic Cardiac Life Support.


Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
Member, American Osteopathic Association
Member, Christian Medical and Dental Association

Clinical Team

  • Rachel Tynan, PA
  • Chris Darnell, X-ray/MA
  • Jessica Silver, Medical Secretary
  • Ladasha Colvin, MA

Dr. James T. Hughey


COVID-19  and our commitment to you

TOC cares.

Your health is a very important part of your life. In trying times like this, we are faced with many uncertainties. But one certain thing is that TOC is here and committed to the safety and orthopaedic needs of our patients.

We have been paying close attention to COVID-19 (“Coronavirus Disease 2019). As news and information regarding Coronavirus is rapidly changing, it’s our promise to keep you informed and be here for you every step of the way. We encourage you to contact your TOC location to reschedule your appointment if you:

Everyone can take precautions against the spread of Coronavirus, including:

Read more about Steps to Prevent Illness from the CDC here