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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
15 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Rudder is Excellent. Dr. Rudder has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
  • Currently 2.9 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.9
  • Currently 2.9 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.1
  • Currently 3.1 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.6
  • Currently 2.625 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • 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 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James K. Rudder practice?
Dr. James Rudder has 3 office locations.
Dr. James Rudder practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Hot Springs National Park, AR.
See Hot Springs National Park Surgeons.