John Douglas Hudson, M.D. has been recognized in the medical community for excellence in his practice. Among his many honors includes the AMA Physician Recognition Award (2004 – 2009), the Roger McCary Award for Physician Excellence (1997), the Distinguished Service Award and the Health Initiative Leader Award (named by the American Heart Association of Texas in 2002 and 2003).
Dr. Hudson is primarily a sleep doctor and founder of Sleep Medicine Consultants and Austin Neurological Clinic in Austin, Texas. He has certification from the American Board of Neurology, the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Society of Neuro-Rehabilitation. Since 2011, Dr. Hudson has also served as Principal Investigator of the FutureSearch Trials of Neurology and Sleep Disorders.
On top of seeing patients at his private practice, Dr. Hudson works as Medical Director at various sleep centers in Texas, including The Sleep Center of Austin, REM Sleep Center and the Polysomnography Program of Texas State University at San Marcos. He also sees patients at several local Austin hospitals as a staff and volunteer physician. He received training to practice medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch of Galveston and through training programs at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas and Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Hudson also holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University.