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 andled to presentations and lectures at national and international conferences. In addition, Dr. Rudzki has co-authored several book chapters on topics in Shoulder and Elbow surgery. These contributions to the literature have led to over 1,100 citations in the world of orthopaedic research [ResearchGate].
Rudzki JR, Borrelli J, Jr. Orthopaedic Injuries. In Klingensmith M, Amos K, Green D, Halpin V, Hunt S.(eds) The Washington Manual of Surgery (4th ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005, 649-663.
Cordasco FA, Rudzki JR. Treatment of isolated greater tuberosity fractures. In Dines DM, Lorich DG, Helfet Solutions for Complex Upper Extremity Trauma. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2008.
Rudzki JR, Altchek DW. Arthroscopic and open treatment of Bankart lesions. In Andrews JR(ed). The Athletes Shoulder (2nd ed). New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone, 2008.
Rudzki JR, Shaffer BS. Avoiding and managing complications in Meniscal Allograft Transplantation. In Halbrecht J(ed). Complications in Knee and Shoulder Surgery: Management & Treatment Options. New York, NY: Springer, 2009.
Shaffer BS, Rudzki JR, Birmingham P. Arthroscopic treatment of Anterior Shoulder Instability. In Barber(ed). Operative Arthroscopy Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams Wilkins, 2012.
Doppelt J, Rudzki JR. Pediatric Shoulder & Elbow Disorders in the Overhead Athlete. In Dines DM, ElAttrache NS, Yocum LA, Altchek DW, Andrews JR, & Wilk KE (eds.) Sports Medicine of Baseball. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams Wilkins, 2012.
Rudzki JR, Shaffer BS. Arthroscopic treatment of biceps tendonopathy. In Miller MD(ed). Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams Wilkins, 2015.