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Kenneth Allan Kudsk, MD

Surgical Services

Contact Dr. Kudsk

E-mail:
kudsk@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 262-6246

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
BX3236 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR
MADISON, WI 53792-7375

Kenneth Allan Kudsk, MD

Professor
Section of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Burn and Surgical Critical Care
Division of General Surgery

Education

  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1975
  • Residency in Surgery, Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, OH, 1975-1976, 1977-1979, 1981-1983
  • Research Fellowship in Respiratory Distress, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1976-1977
  • Clinical Fellowship, American Cancer Society, 1976-1977
  • Research Fellowship in Trauma and Burn, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1979-1981

Clinical Specialties

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

Dr. Kudsk provides a wide range of services including Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal), Excision of Lipoma, Groin Pain After Hernia, Open Groin Hernia Repair, Sebaceous Cyst Removal, Subcutaneous Tumor Removal, and Trauma Surgery.

Research Interests

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.

Dr. Kudsk's Lab

Funding/Grants
  • Route of Nutrition and Enteric Nervous System Effects on Innate Mucosal Defenses
    Funding Agency: VA Office of Research and Development
    Principal Investigator(s): Kenneth Allan Kudsk, MD
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Active Clinical Trials

Recent Publications
  • The Gastrin Releasing Peptide Analog, Bombesin, Preserves Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreas Morphology and Function during Parenteral Nutrition.
    Pierre JF, Neuman JC, Brill AL, Brar HK, Thompson MF, Cadena MT, Connors KM, Busch RA, Heneghan AF, Cham CM, Jones EK, Kibbe CR, Davis DB, Groblewski GE, Kudsk KA, Kimple ME
    Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 2015 Jul 16; ():ajpgi.00072.2015.
    [PubMed ID: 26185331]
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  • Gut Lymphocyte Phenotype Changes After Parenteral Nutrition and Neuropeptide Administration.
    Jonker MA, Heneghan AF, Fechner JH, Pierre JF, Sano Y, Lan J, Kudsk KA
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Jul; 262(1):194-201.
    [PubMed ID: 25563877]
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  • Stratification of Fat-Free Mass Index Percentiles for Body Composition Based on National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Bioelectric Impedance Data.
    Kudsk KA, Munoz-Del-Rio A, Busch RA, Kight CE, Schoeller DA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2015 Jun 19.
    [PubMed ID: 26092851]
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  • Impaired Cellular Immunity in the Murine Neural Crest Conditional Deletion of Endothelin Receptor-B Model of Hirschsprung's Disease.
    Gosain A, Barlow-Anacker AJ, Erickson CS, Pierre JF, Heneghan AF, Epstein ML, Kudsk KA
    PLoS ONE 2015; 10(6):e0128822.
    [PubMed ID: 26061883, PMC ID: 4465674]
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  • Bombesin Preserves Goblet Cell Resistin-like Molecule β During Parenteral Nutrition but Not Other Goblet Cell Products.
    Busch RA, Heneghan AF, Pierre JF, Neuman JC, Reimer CA, Wang X, Kimple ME, Kudsk KA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2015 May 1.
    [PubMed ID: 25934045]
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