Northshore orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jason Rudd grew up in a small town in southwest Louisiana. He received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and continued with LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport for his medical degree. He completed his residency in New Orleans with Ochsner Medical Center.
Dr. Rudd grew up in a medical family. His father, brother and sister are all OB-GYNs. His original plan was to join them in practice until he was exposed to orthopedics in medical school
“In medical school I was exposed to orthopedic surgery and decided it was the field for me. I like the diversity of the patients, ages of patients, and the different types of surgery that the field of orthopedic surgery provided.”
As a Northshore Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Rudd specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He will treat patients dealing with issues in the nerves, bones, tendons, and muscles around the body. This includes fractures, dislocations, muscle and tendon tears, joint issues, and much more.
When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Rudd enjoys time with his wife and three sons. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves to hunt and fish.