Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

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

  • 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

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

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.