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 Gunbarrel office on Monday (1-4 pm), Wednesday (1-4 pm), and Friday (8:30-11:30 am).
Nurse: Mel Mitchell, RN
Phone: (423) 602-8053
University of Alabama
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
1999 - 2003
University of Alabama School of Medicine
2007 - 2011
University of Tennessee Department of Surgery
2012 - 2015
University of Tennessee
2015 - 2017
Dr. Huggins is an assistant professor, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga.
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
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
American College of Surgeons, 2011 - present; Southeastern Surgical College, 2014 - present.