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Joshua L. Hudgens, M.D.

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Assistant of Orthopaedic Surgery



Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Howard County General Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

10700 Charter Dr.
Charter Professional Center, Suite 140
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II Suite 215
Baltimore, MD 21093 map


Dr. Hudgens is an orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgery fellow at the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. His clinical and research interests include clinical outcomes after shoulder and elbow surgery. more


  • Assistant of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • B.S., University of Georgia (Georgia) (2007)
  • M.D., Medical College of Georgia - Augusta University (Georgia) (2012)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Hudgens JL, Sugg KB, Grekin JA, Gumucio JP, Bedi A, Mendias CL. Platelet Rich Plasma Activates Pro-inflammatory Signaling Pathways and Induces Oxidative Stress in Tendon Fibroblasts. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Aug;44(8):1931-40.

Wooten CJ, Krych AJ, Schleck CD, Hudgens JL, May JH, Dahm DL. Arthroscopic Capsulolabral Reconstruction for Posterior Shoulder Instability in Patients 18 Years Old or Younger. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Jul-Aug;35(5):462-6

Krych AJ, Kuzma SA, Kovachevich R, Hudgens JL, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. Modest Mid-term Outcomes after Isolated Arthroscopic Debridement of Acetabular Labral Tears. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Apr;22(4):763-7

Krych AJ, Griffith TB, Hudgens JL, Kuzma SA, Sierra RJ, Levy BA. Limited Therapeutic Benefits of Intra-articular Cortisone Injection for Patients with Femoro-acetabular Impingement and Labral Tear. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Apr;22(4):750-5

Hudgens JL, Gillette BP, Krych AJ, Stuart MJ, May JH, Levy BA. "Allograft Versus Autograft in Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: An Evidence-based Systematic Review". J Knee Surg. 2013 Apr;26(2):109-15.

Activities & Honors


  • Cabaud Memorial Award, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2016 - 2017
  • Making A Difference Award, University of Michigan, 2013 - 2014


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2013

Professional Activities

  • Medical Volunteer, International Service Trip: Cancer Screening – Cusco & Pitumarka, Peru, 2008
  • Resident representative, University of Michigan Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Award Committee, 2014

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Really Doing to Tendon Fibroblasts?
    Paper Presentation, Caubad Memorial Award Paper Presentation, Colorado Springs, CO (07/15/2016)
    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Clinical and Functional Outcomes after Multiligament Knee Injury with Associated Peroneal Nerve Palsy: Comparison with a Matched Control Group at 2-18 Years
    Electronic Poster, Toronto, Canada (05/27/2013)
    International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Intra-articular Cortisone Injection has Limited Clinical Benefit for Non-Operative Treatment of Femoral Acetabular Impingement with Labral Pathology
    Electronic Poster, Toronto, Canada (05/15/2013)
    International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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