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.


"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

"Great doctor! Shows concern for his patients. Takes the time to explain things. Highly recommended!"

— Lori H.

Rating: 5 Star

"He is an amazing Dr. I would and have recommended him."

— Cherry Gafford

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Hudgens and his staff are top notch! He has taken care of me and all my back and neck issues for years and he has never once let me down and did all he could to make sure I was taken care of! I love him and his staff"

— Michele

Rating: 5 Star

"Wonderful Doctor! Kind and caring!"

— Benjamin Northcutt

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr Hudgens is excellent in his field. He listens well and is very attentive to his patients. Excellent bed side manners."

— Linda Ransefore

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr Hudgens took over when my regular orthopedic Dr Dr Daughtery retired. I am very pleased and happy with Dr Hudgens. His nurses Kay and the rest of his staff are superb in what they do. You will NOT be disappointed, Dr Hudgens has helped me tremendously."

— Paul Tillman

Rating: 5 Star