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John M. Huffman, MD

Board Certified Pain Management Physician located in Northern Virginia

About Dr. Huffman

Dr. John Huffman, MD is a pain management physician practicing at Interventional Pain and Regenerative Medicine Specialists in Arlington, Virginia on the campus of the Virginia Hospital Center. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (1994 - present) with an additional Pain Medicine Certification (1996 - present). 

Dr. Huffman completed his anesthesiology residency and pain medicine training at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. He was named chief resident during his final year of training, after which he remained on staff teaching as an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine until 1997.

Prior to joining Virginia Hospital Center, he served as the Medical Director of Pain Management at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland, for over 22 years. His responsibilities included managing a staff of more than 25 medical professionals.

Dr. Huffman has extensive experience in all areas of pain medicine and has a special interest in Intrathecal Drug Delivery and Spinal Cord Stimulation, both procedures are surgically implantable technologies for use in the treatment of chronic pain. He has taught and published extensively on interventional pain management techniques and treatment of chronic pain. He remains active in research and routinely maintains his continuing medical education.

Dr. Huffman strongly supports a multi-disciplinary approach to patients suffering from chronic pain and recognizes the unique and individual nature of each patient’s pain and tailors their treatment accordingly. He believes in honesty and trust as the foundation for the patient-physician relationship.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Huffman enjoys spending time with his dog Hope, exercising, cooking, design, and travel.

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Dr. John Huffman, MD is a pain management physician practicing at Interventional Pain and Regenerative Medicine Specialists in Arlington, Virginia on the campus of the Virginia Hospital Center. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (1994 - present) with an additional Pain Medicine Certification (1996 - present). 

Dr. Huffman completed his anesthesiology residency and pain medicine training at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. He was named chief resident during his final year of training, after which he remained on staff teaching as an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine until 1997.

Prior to joining Virginia Hospital Center, he served as the Medical Director of Pain Management at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland, for over 22 years. His responsibilities included managing a staff of more than 25 medical professionals.

Dr. Huffman has extensive experience in all areas of pain medicine and has a special interest in Intrathecal Drug Delivery and Spinal Cord Stimulation, both procedures are surgically implantable technologies for use in the treatment of chronic pain. He has taught and published extensively on interventional pain management techniques and treatment of chronic pain. He remains active in research and routinely maintains his continuing medical education.

Dr. Huffman strongly supports a multi-disciplinary approach to patients suffering from chronic pain and recognizes the unique and individual nature of each patient’s pain and tailors their treatment accordingly. He believes in honesty and trust as the foundation for the patient-physician relationship.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Huffman enjoys spending time with his dog Hope, exercising, cooking, design, and travel.


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PROFESSIONAL SUMARRY

American Board of Anesthesiology certified Pain Management physician with over 26 years of experience in the medical and interventional treatment of complex pain patients. Extensive experience in surgical implantation and management of Spinal Cord Stimulator and Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems.

SKILLS

Skilled in interventional X-ray guided pain management procedures involving the neuroaxial, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems.

WORK HISTORY

  • Interventional Pain Management Physician, 01/2020 to Current: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Director of Pain Management Holy Cross Hospital, 07/1997 to 01/2020: Holy Cross Anesthesiology Associates
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, 07/1993 to 06/1997: George Washington University Medical Center

EDUCATION

06/1993

George Washington University, The - Washington, DC

  • Resident Anesthesiology and Pain Management

06/1990

Washington Hospital Center - Washington, DC

  • Transitional Internship in Internal Medicine

06/1989

Wake Forest University - Winston-salem, NC

  • Doctor of Medicine

12/1983

University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC

  • Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry
  • Graduated cum laude

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • District of Columbia-Maryland Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certificate of Added Qualification Pain Management, American Board of Anesthesiology 1996
  • Diplomat American Board of Anesthesiology 1994
  • Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners 1990
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