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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
16 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Rudder is Excellent. Dr. Rudder has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Rudder, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Rudder graduated from University of Arkansas , Little Rock. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)


Dr. Rudder has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Healthpark Hospital 
  • St Josephs Mercy Health Center Inc 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Kevin Rudder MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James K. Rudder practice?
Dr. James Rudder has 1 office location.
Dr. James Rudder practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Hot Springs National Park, AR.
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