Biography

Steven Hudak, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in urologic trauma, prosthetics, and reconstructive genitourinary surgery. 

Dr. Hudak earned his medical degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He completed a residency in urology at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium and received advanced training in urologic trauma, reconstruction, and prosthetics through a fellowship at UT Southwestern. 

Certified by the American Board of Urology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019. 

Dr. Hudak serves on the board of directors for the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. He is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), where he has served on multiple prominent committees and is the current Chair of the AUA Young Urologists Committee. Before coming to UT Southwestern, he had a 15-year active duty military career, during which time he received two Meritorious Service Medals, an Army Commendation Medal, six Army Achievement Medals, and ultimately achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Dr. Hudak has delivered numerous regional, national, and international presentations, contributed to the book Hinman's Atlas of Urologic Surgery, 4th edition, and published countless academic articles related to urologic trauma, prosthetics, and reconstructive genitourinary surgery.

Education

Medical School
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2004)
Internship
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (2006), General Surgery
Residency
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (2010), Urology
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Reconstructive Urology

Research Interest

  • Genitourinary Trauma
  • Male Sexual Health
  • Prosthetic Urology
  • Reconstructive Urology

Publications

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Reservoir Placement Considerations During Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Surgery.
Hudak SJ, Curr Urol Rep 2019 Jan 20 2 8
Genitourinary Surgical Workload at Deployed U.S. Facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, 2002-2016.
Turner CA, Orman JA, Stockinger ZT, Hudak SJ, Mil Med 2019 01 184 1-2 e179-e185
Military genitourinary injuries: past, present, and future.
Balzano FL, Hudak SJ, Transl Androl Urol 2018 Aug 7 4 646-652
Genitourinary Injuries Among Female U.S. Service Members During Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: Findings from the Trauma Outcomes and Urogenital Health (TOUGH) Project.
Reed AM, Janak JC, Orman JA, Hudak SJ, Mil Med 2018 07 183 7-8 e304-e309
Burns to the genitalia, perineum, and buttocks increase the risk of death among U.S. service members sustaining combat-related burns in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Clemens MS, Janak JC, Rizzo JA, Graybill JC, Buehner MF, Hudak SJ, Thompson CK, Chung KK, Burns 2017 Aug 43 5 1120-1128
Epidemiology of Genitourinary Injuries among Male U.S. Service Members Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan: Early Findings from the Trauma Outcomes and Urogenital Health (TOUGH) Project.
Janak JC, Orman JA, Soderdahl DW, Hudak SJ, J. Urol. 2017 02 197 2 414-419
Joint Trauma System Clinical Practice Guideline: Urologic Trauma Management
Jezoir J, Hudak SJ, Walter JR, Stockinger Z, Waxman S. 2017
Genitourinary injuries and extremity amputation in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom: Early findings from the Trauma Outcomes and Urogenital Health (TOUGH) project.
Nnamani NS, Janak JC, Hudak SJ, Rivera JC, Lewis EA, Soderdahl DW, Orman JA, J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Nov 81 5 Suppl 2 Proceedings of the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium S95-S99
Management of extramammary Paget's disease with a staged, modified Mohs technique.
Shukla A, Stringer M, Uberoi P, Hudak S, Kallingal G, Can J Urol 2016 Aug 23 4 8382-4
Non-erosive urethral perforation between tandem artificial urinary sphincter cuffs.
Baumgartner TS, Hudak SJ, Can J Urol 2016 Apr 23 2 8240-2

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Prince Beach, M.D. Award
    Society of Government Service Urologists (2011-2011)
  • Army Commendation Medal
    (2010-2010)
  • MAJ David S. Berry Award for Outstanding Graduating Resident
    San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (2010-2010)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2003-2003)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    Luther College (2000-2000)
  • Army Achievement Medal
    2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Meritorious Service Medal
    2016, 2019

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AUA Young Urologists Committee (2017)
  • South Central Section of the American Urological Association (2014)
  • Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (2011)
  • Society of Government Service Urologists (2005)
  • American Urological Association (2004)