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.


"I have been seeing Dr. Russell Hudgens for six years and he is great. I've had one total knee replacement and am scheduled to have my other knee replaced soon. Dr. Hudgen takes the time needed to listen to your concerns. He cares about your health and is also interested in your family's health. I highly recommend him and his staff,"

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens has been my orthopedist for 20 years. He is easy to talk my orthopedic concerns with. He gives me all the options and never pushes me toward any one specific. Would highly recommend Dr. Hudgens."

— Nancy McFatter

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudson’s is a kind and caring physician. He takes plenty of time with you to explain your issues and the course of treatment to be pursued."

— Benjamin Northcutt

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens is one of the best doctors I have ever dealt with! He explains everything in a way that is easily understood. I highly recommend him!"

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"I've been seeing Dr Hudgens for a number of years. He my mother's doctor as well. He performed knee surgery on her. He's very caring, knowledgeable, understanding and has the greatest love for his patients. His medical bedside manners are remarkable. If you are anyone that you know is looking for an orthopedic Dr Russell Hudgens is a fantastic choice."

— Victoria T.

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens is a very thorough, honest, and caring doctor. I would recommend him highly to anyone that need a orthopedic doctor."

— Debbie F.

Rating: 5 Star

"I have seen Dr. Hudgens with a broken shoulder, broken foot, and leg pain oven a number of years. Each time he has been successful in treating the condition. He understands that although I am older, I still want to be able to run. He has "put me back together" each time."

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"I believe Dr Hudgens is one of the most honest doctors you could ever speak with. He is a great doctor and I would recommend him to anyone who needs to have knee surgery or anything related to the bones in that area. He doesnt just say you need surgery now, he tells you what he thinks and lets you make the decisions."

— Sherry Ott

Rating: 5 Star

"I have been seeing Dr. Hudgens for several orthopedic problems and am very pleased with the care I have received. He takes the time to listen to the patient’s concerns and answers my questions in a manner I can understand. I would not hesitate to recommend him to my family and friends."

— Catherine Greene

Rating: 5 Star

"The best"

— Jerry adams

Rating: 5 Star