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.