Dr. John Huffman is a pain management physician practicing at Interventional Pain and Regenerative Medicine Specialists in Arlington, Virginia. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (1994) with an additional Pain Medicine Certification (1996).
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. There, he was responsible for 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 neuromodulation, both surgically implantable technologies for use in chronic pain treatment. He has taught and published extensively on interventional pain management techniques and chronic pain. He remains active in research and routinely continues his 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.
Years in Practice: 32 Years
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
Education & Training
Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Graduation Date: in 1989
Specialties & Hospital Affiliations
Specialties: Anesthesiology , Pain Management and Regenerative Medicine