Dr. Huffman left USC in 2007 to serve in the US Air Force. He volunteered and served two tours at the Air Force Theatre Hospital in Balad, Iraq as a trauma surgeon and urologist. He was awarded two Meritorious Service Medals along with an Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal and Air Force Expeditionary Medal with Gold Border in 2007 and again in 2009. Dr. Huffman remains in the US Air Force reserves as Colonel, chief of staff, of the 349th Medical Squadron at Travis Air Force Base.
Dr. Huffman specializes in the treatment of kidney stones, cancers of the prostate, bladder and kidney, urinary infections, incontinence and infertility. He has specific expertise in minimally invasive surgery for the bladder, prostate and kidney, including endoscopic surgery, laparoscopy and da Vinci© robotic surgery, as well as training in pediatric urology.
Dr. Huffman is married to his wife Therese and has three grown children and two grandchildren. This year, he returns to USC to direct the Institute of Urology faculty practice site in Bakersfield, California and the central valley.
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Endoscopic management of renal hemangioma J Urol. 2002 Feb; 167(2 Pt 1):488-9. . View in PubMed
Autotransplantation as an effective therapy for the loin pain-hematuria syndrome: case reports and a review of the literature J Urol. 1997 May; 157(5):1554-9. . View in PubMed
Endoscopic treatment of pediatric urolithiasis J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Oct; 31(10):1413-6. . View in PubMed
Complications of the afferent antireflux valve mechanism in the Kock ileal reservoir J Urol. 1996 May; 155(5):1579-84. . View in PubMed
Management and evaluation of localized amyloidosis of the bladder: two case reports Urology. 1994 Aug; 44(2):282-4. . View in PubMed
Stenosis of the afferent antireflux valve in the Kock pouch continent urinary diversion: diagnosis and management J Urol. 1994 Feb; 151(2):338-40. . View in PubMed
Technique of mitomycin C instillation in the treatment of upper urinary tract urothelial tumors J Urol. 1993 Aug; 150(2 Pt 1):324-5. . View in PubMed
Ureteroscopy: a new asset in the management of postoperative ureterovaginal fistulas Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Sep; 80(3 Pt 2):548-9. . View in PubMed
Endoscopic management of complications of continent urinary diversion Urology. 1992 Feb; 39(2):145-9. . View in PubMed
The effects of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on renal growth, function and arterial blood pressure in an animal model J Urol. 1991 Aug; 146(2 ( Pt 2)):544-7. . View in PubMed
Urinary tract stones: a complication of the Kock pouch continent urinary diversion J Urol. 1991 May; 145(5):956-9. . View in PubMed
Ureteroscopic injuries to the upper urinary tract Urol Clin North Am. 1989 May; 16(2):249-54. . View in PubMed
Ureteroscopy: a 10-year perspective Semin Urol. 1989 Feb; 7(1):54-7. . View in PubMed
Experience with the 85 French compact rigid ureteroscope. Semin Urol. 1989 Feb; 7(1):3-6. . View in PubMed
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Balloon dilation of the ureter for ureteroscopy J Urol. 1988 Nov; 140(5):954-6. . View in PubMed
Ureteroscopic management of transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract Urol Clin North Am. 1988 Aug; 15(3):419-24. . View in PubMed