Ryan Hudson MD, RMSK

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Accepting New Patients

In addition to The Polyclinic Northgate Plaza, Dr. Hudson will now see patients at The Polyclinic Downtown on the 9th floor of the Medical Dental Building.

Board Certification

American Board Family Medicine; Certificate of Qualification in Sports Medicine; ARDMS Registered Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Sonographer

Education

Dr. Hudson earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his family medicine residency, also receiving an area of concentration certificate for sports medicine, at the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Hudson also completed a sports medicine fellowship at O’Connor Hospital Stanford Affiliate Program in San Jose, Calif.

Special Interests

Dr. Hudson specializes in sports medicine. In addition to performing general consultations, he diagnoses and treats a wide range of sports-related injuries. Whenever possible, he offers patients non-operative solutions.

Specific practice interests include: sports injuries, overuse musculoskeletal conditions, ultrasound guided procedures, Platelet Rich Plasma injections, TENEX (minimally invasive tendon treatment), diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, concussion and return to athletic play decisions, running injuries, arthritis, orthopedic injections, rehabilitation prescription, exercise prescription, and disordered eating in athletes.

Practice Philosophy

"I am strongly committed to partnering with patients in order to achieve their health and fitness goals. I understand the many ways an injury or condition can impact us. My job is to guide you through the process of obtaining the appropriate evaluation and testing and then provide you with the best treatment options to achieve your desired outcome."

Clinical Research

Current area of study involves comparing MRI and Ultrasound when evaluating rotator cuff pathology.

Teaching Involvement

Former Assistant Clinical Professor – Orthopaedics. University of Chicago
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Instructor

Professional Involvement

American College of Sports Medicine; American Medical Society for Sports Medicine; American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine; American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Personal Interests

Running, lifting weights, yoga, basketball, guitar and cooking. I enjoy reading a good fictional book (when not reading a medical journal) and spending time showing my two young children the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Media

Recognition

Former Chicago Area Runners Association Medical Board Member

Video

Below is a video featuring Dr. Hudson. Watch more videos from The Polyclinic on our YouTube channel.

Dr. Hudson on KIRO/ESPN Radio

Listen to Dr. Hudson discuss shoulder bursitis on KIRO/ESPN radio.