Dr. David Huffman, MD

Dr. David Huffman, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. David Huffman, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

5616 Brainerd Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37411

Contact Information

(423) 265-3561

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Huffman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Huffman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Huffman "We offer advanced, individualized, empathetic care for people with diabetes mellitus and other metabolic disorders, by people who live with those problems. Our providers and staff have 200 years of collective experience with insulin pump therapy. We share a comprehensive understanding of advanced insulin treatment, and education is our primary concern. We produce original research and participate in international research programs in diabetes and metabolic disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Nc
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Nc
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Baylor College Med Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huffman's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huffman to family and friends
45 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Huffman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (11)

I can’t say enough about this doctor.Dr Huffman has treated me for over 20 Years.He is amazing.I trust him with my life.
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Dr Huffman is one of the BEST doctors I have ever been to. He is amazing. He’s very patient and compassionate. He truly cares about all of his patients. You might have a little wait sometimes to see him but it’s worth it! He takes time to listen to you and answer questions. Office staff is great...more
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Dr Huffman is kind and caring. He listens, spends plenty of time with you, and gives exceptional care. As a busy mom of 2, I'll gladly wait longer for someone who takes the extra time to make sure things are going well for me.
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I was under the care of Dr Huffman for almost 2 yrs. During this time, he did a whole lot of experimenting but came up with no answers. The receptionist really needs to be replaced! She changed my appt and didn't consult with me. My husband drove me over an hr. for her to say I changed the appt. I...more
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I really like the staff. Everyone seems very helpful. Jamie is amazing! I have not had to wait long at all. I have received more information about my diabetes than any where else I have been.
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