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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location South Russell Family Practice
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2014

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2002

Internship - St. John Medical Center
Rotating
Westlake, OH USA
2000

Internship - University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center
Rotating
Richmond Heights, OH USA
2000

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
1999

Undergraduate - Ohio University
Athens, OH USA
1995

Certifications

  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 6/7/2021, Dr. Garren-Hudson has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

284 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

86 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2021

Dr Hudson is extremely patient, caring, and kind. I felt heard and like we had a plan to get my health back on track. It was a discussion rather than her telling me what or how I needed to live my life.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

First visit in several years. Dr. Hudson took a significant amount of time to answer questions and help with my concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Hudson is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

All of my experiences with Dr. Hudson have been good to very good.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr Hudson is the most caring and amazing dr; I have been seeing her fir 25+ yrs and have recommended her to so many friends and family. She has an incredible balance of showing compassion when at the same time encouraging self accountability. Can't say enough about how lucky I feel to have her as my PCP!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr. Hudson is amazing. she treat you like you are the only patient she has. she is very knowledgeable, patient and caring

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

dr. Hudson was very personable and listen to my concerns. She genuinely wanted to help.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr. Hudson has been my Doctor for many years and has always been the most caring and professional Doctor .

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

This doctor is one of the best doctors I have been to. She always listens carefully to what I say and takes my opinions and feelings about treatment options into consideration. I'm very comfortable talking to her about my concerns and actually enjoy my visits.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr. Garren-Hudson is a provider unlike any other I have encountered. She is thorough, knowledgeable and authentically cares for me as a patient and a person. She actually listens to and validates my concerns and involves me in my own care. I struggle with a variety of chronic health issues and have dealt with many, many physicians throughout my care process; many of which repeatedly dismissed my condition. Dr. Garren-Hudson listens and takes me and my very real health issues seriously. She is the best physician I've ever been to and feel lucky to be a patient of hers.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2021

Dr Hudson is a real gem. she is caring, listens, spends time and doesn't hurry to get me in and out.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

*Dr. Hudson is a very kind, courteous knowledgeable provider. We love her!!!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

She's a very talented physician and has a wonderful bedside manner. SO glad I found her!

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr. Hudson and the staff at South Russell are fantastic. They are extremely professional, helpful, friendly. There is never a wait. Dr. Hudson is an excellent physician. I appreciate that she treats me holistically. She is caring, a good listener.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Garren is booking 4 months out for general physicals which seemed to be quite far but she is very good so I am willing to do this. I could have seen a nurse practitioner for my physical much sooner as well abs I was offered that at the time of booking my appointment which I appreciated.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Garren's manner, thoroughness and quality of care are excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Dr. Hudson is wonderful.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Always a great doctor visit!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr. Hudson is a caring, honest and wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Hudson is great to work with. Communicates well.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

The Dr is very attentive.. However the zoom did not work and she suggested FaceTime and that worked fine..This office provides good support.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Dr. Hudson is the best.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Garren Hudson actually takes time to know her patients. I appreciate her excellent bedside manner

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Dr. Garren-Hudson is the finest physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Care was provided by nurse and physician. They will diligent in taking and confirming information and history. They were obviously skilled, pleasant and professional. I left confident that I had made the right decision in coming to the practice fore future care.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

I have referred at least two people to Dr. Hudson within the past month.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2021

Dr. Garren Hudson is the best doctor I have had in my entire life and I'm almost 50. She cares about her patients and gets back to you even when not at work. She goes above and beyond!

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. Hudson is a wonderful doctor. Knowledgeable, available, accessable and caring!!!

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

dr. Hudson is a wonderful physician. I appreciate her sincere interest and care for my overall well-being.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

always a wonderful experience. dr hudson listens carefully to all of my concerns and questions. she was very through with her examination.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr. Hudson is wonderful! I never feel rushed and always feel like she listened. She is thorough and so warm but also very knowledgeable. I've recommended her to many people.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Hudson was GREAT! She always is!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

I adore *Dr. Garren Hudson! I had questions about my abdomen & some pain and she took the time to thoughtfully talk through potential causes.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Dr. Hudson is always polite and is very good at explaining issues I'm having and has never steered me wrong in how to fix problems. This last appointment, I was asking questions about what to do if my COVID test came back negative or positive and she was very helpful!

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Dr. Hudson always takes the time to listen and discuss any issues I have. She is a wonderful caregiver, and I recommend her often.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr. Kim Hudson is a very good and compassionate doctor, have gone to her for many years with no complaints.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr. Hudson is outstanding and I like her very much.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Love Dr Kimberlee Hudson

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr Kimberlee Hudson is great, she has cared for our family. Thanks again Dr K!!

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

always a great experience with Dr. Hudson and her staff.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

excellent visit with Dr Kim Hudson

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Dr. Hudson is a great physician. Very satisfied with her level of care

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Hudson is the best doctor I have ever had in 61 years. I travel 20 minutes to see her when there's a facility around the corner from me. she treats my whole family.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

i feel is was by far better. i did not have to worry about being near people. i love my dr. she is fantastic

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

my doc is fantastic. i was blessed to have her

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

this made it much essier and safer for both me and my doc office staff

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr. Garren-Hudson is wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Dr Hudson continues to provide compassionate care, always listening, always taking the time needed.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Dr. Hudson is the best. That's why I drive 30+ minutes to see her.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

I would recommend Dr. Hudson to anyone...to Everyone I know. She is truly a one -of-a-kind, compassionate very special doctor. We sure got lucky when we came across her just as we needed a new doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Dr Hudson is always concerned and tries to meet my needs

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Dr. Hudson is wonderful!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Dr Hudson goes above and beyond!!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

dr hudson is absolutely wonderful! so happy to have found her.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Real Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Hudson always has time to answer my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Dr. Hudson is the best. I like that she is not an alarmist!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

I have consistently very good experiences with dr Hudson and her staff

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr. Hudson is the best doctor I have ever had. She truly listens and God bless her, she really cares. She is efficient, but never seems in a hurry. Love her!!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Very good experience, thank you to Dr. Hudson and her staff !

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

I have been seeing Dr. Hudson for many years and trust her judgment very much.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Dr. Hudson is a wonderful doctor! I feel so blessed to have her as my PCP.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Hudson is always wonderful, thoughtful, and thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

I wish I could refer Dr Hudson. She's not taking new patients ... with good reason I imagine. She's a rare gem.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

love Dr. Hudson - best Dr. ever!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

dr Hudson is the Best dr there is. she listens well, she's smiles every time she walks in the room. she's honest and very calming. I can't say enough kind words about her

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

dr Hudson always takes time and never makes me feel rushed. she always looks at things from different angles too.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr Hudson is a great listener and solution provider. She's very thorough and compassionate.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

My wife and I love Dr Hudson. Recommended her to others.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr Hudson is the best. Very efficient, listens and recommends when needed.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

always a felling of family at this office, a pleasure to work with this staff&doctors

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Doctor Hudson never makes us feel rushed& we truly enjoy her professionalism. Doctor Hudson is always ready to help us when we are sick,we have enjoyed her help for decades now & will avail ourselves of her skills in the future.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr Hudson is very engaging with the elderly very good listening to their needs

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr Hudson is concerned and helpful

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Hudson is always very kind & patient. Her most outstanding quality is taking the extra time to ensure my Mom clearly understands the importance of following medical instructions and how it will benefit her.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

My mom usually comes in the office with a grouchy stubborn attitude but it's amazing how much lighter & peaceful she is afterwards. Dr Hudson and her staff must really annihilate her with their positive vibes. At the time she acts like she hates it but smiling & so pleasant for for a few hours afterwards.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

It is hard to believe I have been seeing Dr. Hudson for about 20 years for my annual physical as well as other things. it is always a great experience.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

There's no one better than Doctor Hudson!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Doctor Hudson is the most smart, compassionate and thorough physician.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Strongly recommend this office and specifically Doctor Hudson.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

dr Hudson is the best. she really cares and it shows. spends time with me but is also efficient. both are appreciated.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Dr Hudson is fantastic

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

I had a bit of trouble logging in and then trouble with the sound during the meeting. Dr. Hudson was wonderful and called me on the phone to help me get started. she stayed on the phone for audio and completed the visit with me on video too.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

*Dr. Hudson is awesome. She truly listens to my concerns and explains everything in a way that is easily understood. I feel she genuinely is concerned about my well being.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Dr. Hudson and her team were great!

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