Russell A. Hudgens, MD

AOC Dr. Hudgens

Area of Specialty

  • General Orthopaedics


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Residency; University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Internship; University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL - General Surgery
  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL - Doctor of Medicine
  • Auburn University, Auburn, AL - Bachelor of Science in Biology


  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • Medical Society of Mobile County
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jackson Medical Center
  • Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
  • Springhill Medical Center

Additional information, articles and links about Dr. Hudgens

Orthopaedic Publications

An irreducible knee dislocation: a case report. Hudgens RA, Chiasson BJ, Crotty JM, Nimityongskul P. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 1999 Dec;28(12):711-3. Ultrasonography in the management of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). Nimityongskul P, Hudgens RA, Anderson LD, Melhem RE, Green AE Jr, Saleeb SF. J Pediatr Orthop. 1995 Nov-Dec;15(6):741-6.


"He is a great doctor! He gave me several options to help me."

— CJ

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr Hudgens is one of the best in the AOC group!! He is ultra conservative and always listens to his patients. I have been to other physicians in this group and from a quality of care prospective, he is the best. I have sent my family and friends to him and they feel the same"

— Rick

Rating: 5 Star

"I have been a patient with Dr. Hudgens for 20 years. I believe he is best Orthopedic Surgeon I have met and who is involved in my care."

— Julio R. Garcia

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens is a a very good doctor who takes his time explaining my test results and medical condition to me in terms I can understand."

— Kathy Beasley

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens is a very caring, attentive and informative physician. He takes as much time as needed with his patients and answers any questions the patient may have. I wouldnt want any other Orthopedic Surgeon other than him and would highly recommend him to anyone."

— Stephani Newton

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens has a caring and compassionate manner and always listens to you. He knows that you know your own body and he considers that when customizing your care so that what works best for you is what he recommends. He is an excellent doctor and surgeon and human being. He did my total knee replacement in 2011 and I had a perfect outcome and recovery. I recommend him without hesitation."

— Judy Whigham

Rating: 5 Star

"I have been with Dr. Russell Hudgins since he was an intern at Usa medical center have always been very professional level of service have been great have always been my favorite doctor I highly recommend him . easy to talk to very understanding very professional I just can’t prise him enough Keep up the great work Dr Hudgins love you and your staff"

— Toni Bonham

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens is an extremely experienced orthopedic/surgeon and during your appointed time will take all the needed time to address any of your concerns and issues with you. I have been a patient 17 years and him and his staff has always treated me with great respect."

— Thomas Hovater

Rating: 5 Star