David M. Quillen, MD

David M. Quillen

David M. Quillen, MD
Associate Professor
Family Medicine Residency Program
1707 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32609

Contact Information 
Phone: (352) 265-7001
Fax: (352) 265-9584
E-mail: quillen@ufl.edu

Professional Biography

Dr. David M. Quillen received his B.A. from Colby College in Maine and his M.D. from the University of North Carolina. He completed his family medicine residency and teaching fellowship at Duke University in 1996. His first faculty position was the University of South Alabama for two years before joining the University of Florida, College of Medicine and CHFM faculty in 1998. Since coming to Florida, Dr. Quillen has had a variety of roles in the department and college of medicine.

His clinical-education time is with the family medicine residents on the inpatient medicine service and family medicine clinic on main street. He is also half time with UF Health Academic IT working on the electronic health record optimization. Dr. Quillen has served in a variety of leadership roles on the COM faculty council as treasurer, president and past president. He is a member of the Admissions Executive Committee, the COM Medical Selection Committee and COM multi-mission promotions committee.


BA Colby College
Waterville, Maine
Chemistry and History
MD University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Residency Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Fellowship Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Family Medicine

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • Board Certified – American Board of Family Medicine
  • Member – Society of Teacher of Family Medicine
  • Member – American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member – Florida Academy of Family Physicians

Honors and Awards

  • Exemplary Teacher Award, University of Florida College of Medicine (2008-2009)
  • College of Medicine Dean’s Top 5% Teachers (2003-2004)

Academic Interests

  • Faculty Advisor – Family Medicine Residents

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatologic Procedures
  • Family Medicine

Recent Publications

  • Quillen D., Crystal Arthropathies: Recognizing and Treating “The Gouch”. Primary care. 2010;37:703-711.
  • Quillen DM, Feller DB. “Diagnosing rhinitis: allergic vs. nonallergic” American Family Physician, 2006 May 1; 73(9): 1583-90.
  • Quillen DM, Wuchner M, Hatch RL “Acute Shoulder Injuries” American Family Physician. 2004 November 15; 70(10): 1947-54.
  • Quillen DM, Sims S “Diabetes Self-Management: Q&A Repaglinide and post prandial hypergylcemia” Jan/Feb 2004 p.66-67.
  • Quillen DM Consultant’s Corner “How do you manage a patient with postpartum hemorrhage?” Family Practice Recertification. Nov 2000: 22(14): 13-16.
  • Kuritzky L, Samraj G, Quillen DM “Improving Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 6 Chromium Supplementation” Hospital Practice, Vol. 35, No. 2, 113-116, Feburary 2000.