Kenneth A. Kudsk
MD, FACS

  • Surgery (General)
Kenneth A. Kudsk, MD, FACS

About

Dr. Kudsk specializes in trauma, surgical critical care, surgical nutrition and adult general surgery.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery

Practice locations

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  • University Hospital - Surgery
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
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  • University Hospital - Trauma Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 242-2828
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  • University Hospital - Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-8954
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Surgery
Medical School
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fellowships
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Clinical Fellowship, American Cancer Society, 1976-1977

Residencies
  • Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH
Internships
  • Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH

Specialties

  • Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC)
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Complex Soft Tissue Repair
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Sebaceous Cyst Removal
  • Subcutaneous Tumor Removal
  • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Research and publications

Dr. Kudsk conducts basic research studying the interactions between nutritional status and infectious risk in surgical and critically injured patients. His research program investigates the effect of route and type of nutrition on mucosal immunity in the intestinal and respiratory tracts.