Dr. Huffstutter graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with his M.D. in 1978. He was an Internal Medicine Resident at the University of Oklahoma and a Rheumatology Fellow at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has practiced at Arthritis Associates since 1984 in the Chattanooga, TN area. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine with the University of Tennessee system. He has served on the American College of Rheumatology Council on Rheumatic Care and the Government Affairs Committee. He is currently the ACR representative to the AMA CPT Committee. Dr. Huffstutter is a past President of the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Medical Society and Tennessee Rheumatology Society, and currently serves on the Legislative Committee of the TMA. He has numerous publications and presentations. He has served as principle investigator in over 20 clinical trials.