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John C. Huggins, MD 

Dr. John Huggins is a general surgeon who specializes in general and breast surgery.

Dr. Huggins is experienced in breast conservation surgery and mastectomy; sentinel node biopsies and nodal dissection; stereotactic and ultrasound guided biopsies. He is also trained in general surgery such as gallbladder disease, hernia repair using advanced laparoscopy and abdominal surgery.

He is seeing patients at the USA office on the Erlanger East campus at 1751 Gunbarrel Rd, Suite G-11 in Chattanooga. 


Nurse: Mel Mitchell, RN
Phone: 423-267-0466

Education

Undergraduate
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
1999 - 2003

Graduate
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Medical Degree
2007 - 2011

Residency
General Surgery
University of Tennessee Department of Surgery
Chattanooga, TN
2012 - 2015

Fellowship
General Surgery
University of Tennessee
Chattanooga, TN
2015 - 2017

Academic Appointments

Information Coming Soon

Certifications

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery - 2014
United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 3 - 2013
ATLS Instructor Course - 2013
Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider - 2011
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - 2011
Basic Life Support - 2011
United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 2 - 2010
United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 - 2009


Honors/Awards

Administrative Chief Resident
2016 - 2017

American College of Surgeons, Tennessee Chapter
Surgical Jeopardy  Winner - 2016

Finalist, Short Term Research, UAB Medical Student Research Day - 2008

Robert Lee White Scholarship recipient,
University of Alabama School of Medicine - 2008

Commendation Letter, Introduction to Clinical Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine - 2007


Professional Organizations:

American College of Surgeons, 2011 - present; Southeastern Surgical College, 2014 - present.