Education & Qualifications

Dr. Patrick Hudson is a surgeon and board certified coach helping physicians develop the skills they need to succeed in modern medicine. He has worked as a physician and psychotherapist but now limits his practice to coaching and consulting for individuals and organizations. Dr. Hudson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the National Anger Management Association.He is also a  Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and a Board Certified Coach. In addition to his medical degrees, Dr. Hudson has advanced degrees in Mental Health Counseling, Medical Ethics and Liberal Arts.  Originally from England, Dr. Hudson lives in Santa Fe, NM.



Dr. Hudson is a  Board Certified Coach (BCC).

He was trained by the College of Executive Coaching and has completed education in Appreciative Inquiry, Assessments in Coaching, Executive Coaching, Peak Performance, Field Techniques in Coaching,  Coaching Competency, Emotional Intelligence and Success Motivation Coaching. 

Dr. Hudson has also completed training with the National Anger Management Association and Century Anger Management. He is a Certified Anger Management Specialist and Fellow of the  National Anger Management Association. 

Dr. Hudson is a trained Gottman Marriage Educator and  completed Level I Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. He has completed  Intensive Leadership Training with the  American Balint Society. 

Dr. Hudson is a Member of the  International Coach Federation (ICF) and has trained with the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine in meditation and mindfulness.


Medical School, Westminster Medical School (Imperial College), London University, UK 

Medical Degree, MB, BS, (London)

Member Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), Licentiate Royal College of Physicians (LRCP)

House Surgeon, Chelsea & Westminster (St. Stephen’s) Hospital, London, UK 

House Physician, Hillingdon Hospital, London, UK

Rotating Internship, Danbury Hospital, CT, USA

Residency, General Surgery & Plastic Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Fellowship, Hand Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM



MA (Liberal Arts), St.John’s College, Santa Fe, NM, USA

MA (Mental Health Counseling), Webster University, St. Louis, MO, USA

MS (Healthcare Ethics), Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA


Board Certified Coach (BCC)

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery (Board Certified in Plastic Surgery)

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Charles Power Memorial Prize, Westminster Medical School, London

National Counselor Examination (NCE)

Fellow, National Anger Management Association

Panelist NMMS Medico-Legal Panel, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Voting Board Member, Western Institutional Review Board, Seattle WA

Former Chair, Panel 1(Oncology ), Western Institutional Review Board, Seattle WA


Member, International Coach Federation (ICF)

Member, International Association of Coaching (IAC)

Marriage Educator, Gottman Institute, Seattle

Level I, Marriage Therapy Training, Gottman Institute

Intensive Leadership Training, American Balint Society

Certified and federally licensed in the use of buprenorphine (suboxone), with prescription waiver

National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, training in meditation and mindfulness.

Certified Anger Management Specialist, National Anger Management Association

Century Certified Anger Management Professional, Century Anger Management

National Institutes of Health (NIH) certified training course “Protecting Human Research Participants”(Certification 1348524)

Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans Course on Research Ethics (TCPS 2: CORE)

Trained in Epic Electronic Medical Record Software (Physician Portal).

Trained in Carebridge Electronic Medical Record Software (Physician Portal).

Trained in ICD-10 nomenclature


Although Dr. Hudson does not practice as a psychotherapist, he is licensed in the state of NM as a physician and formerly as a mental health counselor.


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