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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As of 6/11/2019, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

215 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 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr. Hudson is amazing. She always makes me feel comfortable and as if she knows me -- even though I only see her once a year.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

I have the highest regard for Dr Kimberly Hudson

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

I would only recommend Dr Hudson to others

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Hudson to many people. She is very caring, patient, and knowledgable.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Good. I feel exceptionally well cared for both by Dr. Hudson and by her staff.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Dr. Garren-Hudson is one of the best doctors I've ever had!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Hudson is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

dr hudson has been my doctor for over 30 years and she is the best

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019

Dr Hudson is a gem

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

Excellent physician!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

dr hudson listens and explains issues quite well for me to understand

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2019

Dr. Hudson has been my primary care physician for 3 years and has been an amazing contributor to positive changes in my healthcare plan. With a 6+ year history of complicated, chronic health issues, poor medical care and neglect from other healthcare providers, Dr. Hudson has been the only physician I have worked with over those 6 years who has truly cared about my case. She has been a consistent advocate, has listened to me and taken my concerns and symptoms seriously.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2019

Dr. Hudson in particular has demonstrated authentic care for me as a patient and as a person

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Dr Hudson was very thorough and showed a good amount of concern. She took the necessary steps to find the problem and we scheduled a follow up appointment because it's still concerning.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

Dr. Hudson is amazing! she listens and really makes a connection with you as a person.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

Dr. Hudson is the greatest primary care doctor I could ever have. She cares for her clients to the fullest.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

The staff and Dr Hudson are amazing. They make you feel so comfortable. They are compassionate, kind, and really take the time with you.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Dr Hudson really cares about her patients

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

Dr. Hudson is extremely thorough and helpful! She really listens to her patients and takes time to address their concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

I cannot express enough how impressed I am with Dr. Hudson and team.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr. Kim is the best doctor I have ever had.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Dr. Hudson is always happy, concerned and makes you feel like you are the most important patient of her day. She listens well and carefully thinks through the necessary steps needed to achieve wellness

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

dr Kimberly Hudson is amazing

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

dr Kimberly Hudson is great

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

Dr. Hudson is an amazing physician with excellent bedside manner who always goes above and beyond.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Hudson is professional, knowledgeable and truly cares about her patients. very happy with her as my PCP.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019

Dr. Hudson was great. She's empathetic and listens intently. I'm confident that she cares for all of her patients and does a exceptional job.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

Dr Hudson is fabulous. patient kind listens. Very responsive to questions and concerns. Always promptly answers my chart messages also.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

Dr Hudson is amazing. Shes so happy and friendly. no one likes going to the dr and she makes you feel comfortable

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

Dr Hudson is so very energetic and knowledgeable about so many things! she listens, takes time and really cares!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

Dr Hudson and I have always discussed what options I have for course of action. I really like how she listens to my concerns and we discuss what is best. I have a # of health issues and I trust her 100% with all of them. I tend to brag to my friends on what a great PCP I have and I do recommend her to a lot of them.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2019

Time and time again Dr. Garren-Hudson is prompt, caring, and easy to contact during a difficult time. She immediately calls when I reach out despite having such a loaded schedule and finds a way to fit me in. I appreciate her and the office immensely for the quality of their care. Dr. Hudson is empathetic, intelligent, kind. I feel safe and have no shame in being completely honest with her. Knowing I have such a doctor puts me at ease.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2019

Dr Hudson is the greatest!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2019

I already have recommended Dr Hudson many times

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Amazing Doctor. Very personable and knowledgeable. gives off the vibe he really knows what he's doing and listens to what you have to say.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

Dr. Hudson is the absolute best. Takes the time to really listen and problem solve to give the best care ever!!! i feel uplifted after leaving her. So upbeat and positive! I can't recommend her enough! (and I have!!)

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

I just have to say, from the front office, to the lab, to the nurses and of course the best of the best Dr. Hudson I would rate the practice A+++++++

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

Communication between doctor and medical staff good. Details mentioned to staff immediately followed up by doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Hudson is the very best.Love her

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

Dr Hudson is so great! I've been seeing her for over a decade and I still travel from the West side to see her!

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019

I had a very good experience. Dr Hudson is always kind and gives great care.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019

I always feel valued and cared for by Dr Hudson and staff

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

Ease of getting appointments far in advance is great. if you want an appointment with my provider as soon as you call, it's very difficult.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

Dr. Hudson is the first doctor that has ever listened to me!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018

Dr. Hudson is exactly the doctor I've been searching for. She is genuine and cheerful. She explains everything in depth, she takes her time, and I truly feel like she cares. It's nice when a doctor wears a smile considering doctor appointments are often stressful. I am so glad I found her!

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

Dr. Hudson and staff are wonderful the best providers anyone could ask for.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018

Dr. Garren-Hudson is the best primary care doctor I have had, and I have seen many, many providers. She take a very collaborative approach to my care, provides informed suggestions but ultimately supports the choices I think are best for me. She never forces me into a decision and is very thoughtful about my observations related to my own health and body. She uses a combination of traditional, western medicine and alternative medicine practices, which I greatly appreciate.

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