Neurosurgery One’s John Hudson, M.D., has been named a 5280 magazine 2019 Top Doc. Each year the magazine surveys area physicians and asks them who they would trust to treat their loved ones. Dr. Hudson was one of only four neurosurgeons to be named this year.
Committed to delivering the best outcomes for his patients, Dr. Hudson always explores relieving pain and restoring function using conservative, nonoperative treatments first. When surgery is necessary, he uses the least invasive techniques to keep pain, bleeding and the risk of infection low.
“I am committed to partnering with referring physicians to deliver the best outcome for each patient, whether or not that includes surgery,” Dr. Hudson says. “I only recommend treatment plans to patients that I would be comfortable recommending to my own family members.”
Dr. Hudson is a board-certified neurosurgeon, specializing in neuroendoscopy and other minimally invasive approaches to brain and spine surgery. He serves as the neurosurgical medical director at St. Anthony Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center, providing care for traumatic brain injuries and stroke patients. Dr. Hudson has more than 17 years of experience performing brain and spine surgery. He treats simple and complex brain and spine conditions, including:
- acute stroke
- disc herniation
- cerebral aneurysms
- spinal stenosis
- primary and secondary brain tumors
- spine tumors
- traumatic brain injury
- cranial and spinal meningiomas
Dr. Hudson also serves as an assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University Colorado.
Dr. Hudson specializes in minimally invasive approaches and is eager to offer patients the latest techniques, including stealth surgical navigation, stereotactic radiosurgery and advanced neuroendoscopy. He believes in staying up to date with the rapidly evolving surgical technology.
Dr. Hudson practices in the Neurosurgery One Lakewood office on the campus of St. Anthony Hospital. He strives to see new patients within 72 hours when possible.