Laura Hudgings, MD

Sports Medicine

Dr. Hudgings practices family medicine at Hall Health Center. She works in both the Family Health and Sports Medicine clinics. She is a clinical assistant professor in the UW School of Medicine.

She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio after earning a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Rice University.  She completed her family medicine residency training at Valley Medical Center in Renton.  From 2010- 2011 she was a LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) physician trainee.

Patient Care Philosophy
I enjoy taking care of the entire family. I want to help patients maintain their health through self-care and staying active.  I want to empower parents to advocate for their children’s health and education.

Scope Of Care
Family Medicine with additional expertise in Sports Medicine

Personal Interests
Knitting, reading, gardening, playing piano, playing with our dog and taking Zumba classes.  Coordinating care for my two sons with high-functioning autism.

Clinical Interests
Cultural influences on health, patient education, pediatric care, healthy exercise habits, and autism .

Teaching Interests
I enjoy teaching family medicine residents and medical students in both the clinic and the hospital.  She supervises family medicine residents performing procedures and joint injections.


Family Medicine