Welcome to the Web Site of McHugh and Associates, P.C.
This site has been designed to familiarize you with podiatry and some of the common foot problems and diseases our experienced physicians can diagnose and treat. You will also find information about insurances, our doctors and our facilities. We hope this information will be helpful. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact one of our offices. Our staff will be happy to assist you in any way they can.
Here at Dr. McHugh and Associates we pride ourselves on gentle foot care with a proficient staff that keeps wait times at a minimum.
What is podiatry?
Podiatry is a specialized field of medicine dedicated to the treatment of foot and ankle disorders. These disorders include but are not limited to: bunions, hammer toes, heel pain, flat feet, ingrown nails, warts, corns, calluses, diabetic foot care, and sports injuries.
Will my insurance cover my visit?
Our practice participates with most insurance carriers including: Medicare, Anthem
BC/BS and Bluecare plans, Cigna, United Healthcare, Aetna and Oxford. Most insurance carriers will cover your visit to a podiatrist and we will do our best to inform you of any financial responsibility. Some insurance companies will require you to obtain a specialist referral in order for your visit to be covered.
What if I need surgery?
All of our offices are equipped for surgery and if you should need or prefer to have surgery in a hospital setting our doctors are affiliated with Waterbury Hospital and Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut, and Charlotte Hungerford in Torrington. We will always do our best to accommodate your needs where possible.