Dr. John Sistrunk, MD

Dr. John Sistrunk, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Sistrunk, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Jackson, MS. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Read his story

971 Lakeland Dr Ste 353

Jackson, MS 39216

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mississippi Health Partners
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Abnormal Thyroid
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more than 99% of peers
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Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Sistrunk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sistrunk "John Woody Sistrunk, MD – Bio as of 04/06/2016 John Woody Sistrunk, M.D. is an endocrinologist/ thyroidologist in Jackson, Mississippi. His practice, Jackson Thyroid & Endocrine Clinic, is a full service thyroid clinic including on-site CLIA-Certified lab, thyroid ultrasound/FNA biopsy, on-site cytology for adequacy, and thyroid nuclear medicine. He is active in the American Thyroid Association (ATA) having served as the past chair of the History and Archives Committee. He has also served on the faculty for the E. Chester Ridgway Trainee Conference as part of the ATA Annual Meeting. He is an active member in the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), currently serving as the chair of the AACE Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) certification committee and as a member of the AACE Thyroid Scientific Committee. He is also a charter member and current president of the Academy of Clinical Thyroidologists (ACT). He is currently serving as the President of the Mississippi Society of Nuclear Medicine, the first endocrinologist to serve in this capacity. He also is presently serving on the National Cancer Institute's Head and Neck Rare Tumor Task Force. "


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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis


  • Biopsy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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.


  • University Of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sistrunk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sistrunk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sistrunk to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Sistrunk's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Carthage, MS |
Very thorough and very patient. Pinpointed what was wrong with me and helped me throughout my thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
Starkville, MS |
had very good appointments with dr. sistrunk after 3 visits. he has recommended I see a surgeon and I will be putting my trust in the doctor that he has recommended for me to see.
in Madison, MS |
I was very skeptical to see Dr. Sistrunk with my 13 y.o daughter. Dr. Sistrunk not only erased our fears, answered all my questions ,but he also spoke to my daughter as the patient . Dr. Sistrunk was very professional and reassured my daughter he would help her feel better. I am so grateful for a wonderful pediatric referral from Dr. Jones and Dr.Sistrunk.
in Meridian ms |
We are very lucky to have a Mayo clinic graduate in our home state.
My appointment with Dr. Sistrunk was a complete waste of time and money. I felt like he didn't take me seriously and was uninterested in what I had to say. I don't appreciate the way he belittled me and passed judgment on me for taking diet pills. He wanted to do nothing but attribute all of my symptoms to weight and a lack of exercise, which isn't even a real cause for many of my symptoms. He also ended the appointment making remarks about me taking speed like I was some sort of drug addict.
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Dr. Sistrunk accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mississippi Health Partners
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sistrunk has admitting privileges

St. Dominic Hospital
969 Lakeland Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
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