Dr. John C. Mutziger, DO, Addiction Medicine Specialist

Dr. John C. Mutziger, DO

Family Practitioner | Obesity Medicine

(12)
14884 Highway 15 South Decatur Mississippi, 39327
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3/5

About

Dr. John Mutziger is a family practitioner practicing in Decatur, Mississippi. Dr. Mutziger specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Mutziger possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.

Education and Training

University of Health Science College of Osteopathic Medicine

Univ of Hlth Sci, Coll of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 1982

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine 1982

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine- Family Medicine

Addiction

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

family practice and addiction medicine

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, and National Public Speaking -

Awards

  • Past President of the Mississipi Society of Addiction Medicine   
  • Past President, Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association   

Dr. John C. Mutziger, DO's Practice location

Decatur Family Medical

14884 Highway 15 South -
Decatur, Mississippi 39327
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New patients: 601-635-2258
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5000 Highway 39 N -
Meridian, MS 39301
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Patient Experience with Dr. Mutziger


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Dr. John C. Mutziger, DO has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 12 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Family Practitioner in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Family Physician Dr. John C. Mutziger, who serves patients in Mississippi.

With a focus on family practice and addiction medicine, Dr. Mutziger is a board-certified family physician who tends to patients at his private practice in Decatur, Mississippi. He can also be found on staff at Rush Medical Group Primary Care in Meridian, Mississippi.

Rush Medical Group Primary Care is a division of H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital, which is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Quitman, Mississippi, that provides a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services. Patients can be admitted to the hospital if their medical needs make that the best option. A variety of other services are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis through the hospital’s imaging, laboratory and rehabilitative services, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Attributing his success to his perseverance, Dr. Mutziger is affiliated with Rush Foundation Hospital and Laird Hospital, as well as serves as an Associate Professor of Family Practice at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 

To advance his efforts, he remains an active member of the Mississippi State Medical Association, the Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (past president), and the Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association (past president).

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Mutziger earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982. He then went on to complete his internship at KCU-GME Consortium. 

A Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, the doctor is board-certified through the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, which is an organization that provides board certification to qualified osteopathic physicians who specialize in delivering comprehensive primary care for patients of all ages, genders, and addressing all parts of the body. 

Furthermore, he is board-certified through the American Board of Addiction Medicine, whose mission is to promote the training and certification of an expanding number of physicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of substance related disorders in order to help address the enormous public health burden presented by tobacco, alcohol, and other substance use disorders and related conditions.

Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician is often the first person a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility. 

Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Mutziger enjoys fishing. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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