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Joshua Hudgens, MD is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in upper extremity care. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. He then completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Following residency he underwent advanced training, completing a shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and was a visiting clinician at the Roth MacFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Center in London, Ontario, focusing on advanced elbow surgical techniques.
Dr. Hudgens has a special interest in shoulder, elbow and wrist surgery, including shoulder and elbow joint replacement and revisions; shoulder and elbow arthroscopy; rotator cuff repair; shoulder instability; elbow ligament repair and reconstruction; shoulder, elbow, forearm and wrist fracture care and reconstruction; wrist arthritis; and general orthopaedics.
In his free time, Dr. Hudgens enjoys running, cycling, skiing, mountain climbing, fishing and traveling with his wife Tina.
Education & Training
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA
University of Michigan Hospitals
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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