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Ryan Hudson, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Ryan Hudson, MD, specializes in sports medicine. In addition to performing general consultations, he diagnoses and treats a wide range of sports-related injuries. Dr. Hudson is experienced in musculoskeletal radiology and ultra-sound guided minimally invasive procedures. Whenever possible, he offers patient non-operative solutions.

Dr. Hudson has been the team physician for many professional, college and high school sports, including football, lacrosse, basketball and more.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Physicians at Matteson
One Prairie Center
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 500
Matteson, IL 60443

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Family Medicine
Primary Care Sports Medicine
ARDMS Registered Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Sonographer

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University

Internship and Residency

University of Washington


O'Connor Hospital (Stanford affiliated)


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

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-5978

Office Fax

(773) 702-0554

Office Postal Address

Ryan Hudson, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3079
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Overuse musculoskeletal conditions
  • Ultrasound guided procedures
  • PRP Tendon Treatment
  • Concussion and return to play issues
  • Running injuries
  • Rehabilitation prescription (home therapy and physical therapy)
  • Exercise prescription
  • Orthopaedic injections
  • Supplements in athletes
  • Disordered eating in athletes
  • Sport biomechanics

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Learn More About Dr. Hudson

Dr. Hudson shares training tips for #NationalRunningDay from both a physician and an athlete's perspective.

Dr. Hudson was featured in our ScienceLife blog commenting on the most common injuries facing runners who are preparing for a marathon, how to prevent them and how to tell if it’s something serious, or something that can be pushed through for the big race.

View a video of Dr. Hudson talking about the most common running injuries and learn how to do overuse prevention exercises at home without any equipment.