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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Rudin came to UW Health from Johns Hopkins in 2001.  He directed the UW Health Pain Management Clinic for 11 years.  An active clinician, teacher, author and researcher, he has served on national and statewide task forces developing guidelines for chronic pain management.  He has specialty interests in the management of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and other hypermobility disorders, chronic pain conditions in general, and electrodiagnostic testing.

Dr. Rudin has been recognized for his "understanding, compassion and appreciation of quality of life issues for patients," as well as for excellence in teaching, mentorship and clinical care.  He has served as president of the Medical Staff Board of University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, and as president of the Midwest Pain Society.  


Pain Management

Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine (Inpatient Hospitalist)

Botox (botulinum toxin) injections for dystoria and spasticity

Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic Neck Pain

Chronic Pain Conditions

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Study (EMG/NCS) for Pain Management


Intravenous Lidocaine Infusion for chronic pain

Joint Injections

Joint Pain

Painful Neuropathies

Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Tilt Table Test

Trigger Point Injections

Ultrasound-guided injections


Pain Management Clinic
(608) 263-9550 | | Map
Rehabilitation Hospital
(608) 592-8100 | | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pain Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Residency Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
Internship Francis Scott Key Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Medical School Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Rudin’s research interests include chronic pain disorders, particularly Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, fibromyalgia and spinal conditions, and outcomes of pain rehabilitation.