Dr. Jonas R. Rudzki is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, with a concentration on conditions and injuries of the shoulder, knee, and elbow. He has been an Attending Surgeon at Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine since August 2006 and serves as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Rudzki’s research interests include rotator cuff injuries and surgical repairs, shoulder injury in overhead athletes, clavicle fractures, cartilage biology and transplantation, and trauma outcomes research. His research efforts have resulted in more than 20 publications and led to presentations and lectures at national and international conferences. Dr. Rudzki serves on the Evaluation Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the AAOS Board of Councilors. Active in the evaluation of current research, he serves as a Consultant Reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and the Journal of Knee Surgery. His research experience, academic interests, and commitment to clinical excellence shape his approach to care with a focus on individualizing treatment for patients to fit their unique lifestyles and injury patterns.
Dr. Rudzki completed his fellowship on the Sports Medicine & Shoulder Service at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in New York after his residency at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. He is currently a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Rudzki and his wife have three children. He enjoys playing ice hockey, triathlon training, coaching youth soccer, and spending time with his family.
Susan: ext. 652; DrRudzki.MA@wosm.com
Lectures and Presentations
- Distal Clavicle Fractures: 2013 AOSSM Meeting
- AC Joint Injury Update: 2013 Cherry Blossom Seminar
- Current Concepts in Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures: Galway, Ireland 2013
- Management of Primary Shoulder Instability: London 2015
- Current Concepts in Shoulder Replacement
- Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy: 2012 Arthrex Knee Meeting
Research and Publications
- Arthroscopic Anatomy and Surgical Techniques of Peritrochanteric Space Disorders in the Hip
- Chondrocyte Death and Cartilage Degradation After Autologous Osteochondral Transplantation Surgery in a Rabbit Model
- Complication of Treatment of Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries
- Contrast-enhanced ultrasound characterization of the vascularity of the rotator cuff tendon
- Effective Glenoid Version in Professional Baseball Players
- Factors Predictive of Outcome After Use of the Ponseti Method for the Treatment of Idiopathic Clubfeet
- Fifteen-Year Outcome of Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Radius
- Hindfoot Containment Orthosis for Management of Bone and Soft-Tissue Defects
- Internal Impingement of the Shoulder in the Overhead Athlete
- Juvenile and adolescent elbow injuries in sports
- Late Complications of Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis Primary Fusions to L4 and Above. The Effect of Age and Distal Fusion Level
- Lisfranc Injury in a National Hockey League Player
- New Approaches to Diagnosis and Arthroscopic Management of Partial-Thickness Cuff Tears
- Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
- Pseudarthrosis of a Thirty-Nine-Year-Old Dens Fracture Causing Myelopathy
- Radiologic and Intraoperative Findings in Revision Hip Arthroscopy
- Rotator Cuff in Asymptomatic Volunteers. Contrast-enhanced US Depiction of Intratendinous and Peritendinous Vascularity
- Treatment of Complex Proximal Tibia Fractures With the Less Invasive Skeletal Stabilization System
- Vasculopathy of Small Muscular Arteries in Pediatric Patients After Bone Marrow Transplantation