Arielle Hughes, PA-C- Certified Physician Assistant
Arielle was born and raised at the Jersey Shore. After graduating from Monsignor Donovan High School where she was selected to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, Arielle remained in the shore area and earned her Bachelors in Health Studies from Monmouth University. There, she graduated Magna Cum Laude, was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society and won the Academic Excellence award for Health Studies majors.
Arielle received her MS Physician Assistant degree from Seton Hall University, ranked by US News in the top 25 in the US for PA programs. At Seton Hall she won the Senior Research Award and was selected to present her research at the National PA conference in San Antonio, Texas in May 2016.
Arielle works side by side with Dr. Nagy both in the operating room and the office, assisting him in cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. Arielle also has special interest in the laser technologies, and is well-trained and experienced in performing these cutting edge treatments. She is a member of the Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Specialized in performing aesthetic and cosmetic procedures including injectables, laser treatments and lesion excisions, Arielle is committed to providing patients with the highest level of care and patient satisfaction at Plastic Surgery of the Face & Body.
While she has always focused on academics, she also enjoyed her time as a HS competition cheerleader, gymnast and collegiate cheerleader. Her community is important to her. Arielle was a volunteer during Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, and has been active in fundraisers for the Alzheimer’s foundation after watching her grandmother battle the disease for many years.
Arielle has a great passion for art. In her spare time Arielle enjoys painting and drawing. Her art pieces have even been featured at local libraries. Her love of art and medicine is the reason she chose a career in plastic surgery.