Chattanooga Healthcare

Providing Chattanooga with Award-Winning Care

Residents of the Scenic City can rest assured that they will receive compassionate, high-quality healthcare at any number of top treatment facilities around town.

Chattanooga is home to four large healthcare systems – CHI Memorial, Erlanger, Parkridge, and Tennova Healthcare – with each dedicated to providing comprehensive care to patients at multiple locations. Complementing these organizations are two nationally recognized rehabilitation hospitals, Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga. Kindred Hospital, a transitional care hospital, is also located in Chattanooga, while Hamilton Heath Care System serves the Dalton, Georgia, area.

CHI Memorial is a nonprofit, faith-based multihospital system that provides preventative, primary, and acute hospital care. With eight centers each devoted to a specific type of cancer and supported by advanced technologies, CHI Memorial’s Rees Skillern Cancer Institute is a leader in cancer services in Chattanooga and beyond. At the Guerry Heart and Vascular Center, an experienced team of cardiac specialists is available to address every heart concern through interventional services, surgery, and rehabilitation; The Chattanooga Heart Institute, which integrated services with Guerry Heart and Vascular Center in 2011, continues to provide exceptional cardiovascular care. CHI Memorial also offers advanced imaging services and the Orthopedic Center, which includes the Joint Replacement Center. 

Comprised of seven hospitals in Tennessee and North Carolina, Erlanger Health System treats more than 600,000 people each year. As the tri-state region’s only Level I Trauma Center, Erlanger has six LIFE FORCE air ambulances in its fleet to provide the highest level of trauma care. The Children’s Hospital at Erlanger includes the region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as well as a pediatric trauma team, emergency center, and pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Recognized for its world-class stroke and neurosciences program, the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center is among the largest stroke centers in the nation. Erlanger also serves as the region’s only academic teaching hospital, partnering with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga campus. 

Parkridge Health System is a multi-campus facility including Parkridge Medical Center, Parkridge East Hospital, Parkridge West Hospital, and Parkridge Valley Hospital. Located downtown, Parkridge Medical Center is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and offers a 24-hour emergency department, services for cardiology, orthopedics, robotics, and surgery, and oncology services at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. East Ridge’s Parkridge East boasts a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, while Parkridge West in Jasper, Tennessee, provides 24-hour emergency services in addition to inpatient behavioral health services at Parkridge Valley West. With its four distinctive campuses, Parkridge Valley Hospital offers behavioral health and addictive disorder treatment. In 2020, Parkridge announced the completion of Parkridge North ER, a 24/7, full-service emergency room serving the communities of Ooltewah, Collegedale, Apison, East Brainerd, and Tyner.

With nine hospitals and numerous healthcare facilities, Tennova Healthcare is one of Tennessee’s largest healthcare networks. Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland’s campus offers an emergency department, diagnostic imaging, and surgical care, among other services. Tennova also houses an accredited Chest Pain Center, recognized by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, as well as an accredited Sleep Disorders Center, recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, the first nonprofit rehabilitation hospital in Tennessee, is nationally acclaimed for providing excellent rehabilitation care – in fact, in a 2020 ranking by Newsweek magazine, Siskin was distinguished as one of the top 15% physical rehabilitation centers in the nation . Siskin offers inpatient treatment programs for brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, neurological disorders, orthopedics, and major multiple trauma, and it holds specialty Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and Joint Commission accreditations. 

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga is an inpatient rehabilitation hospital serving Chattanooga and the surrounding area. The Encompass team treats conditions such as arthritis, brain and spinal cord injury, hip fracture, multiple trauma, and stroke, with specialized programs in stroke, spinal cord injury, orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation. Encompass has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for stroke, hip fracture, and amputee rehabilitation. 

Located in downtown Chattanooga, Kindred Hospital is a transitional care facility providing long-term acute care. The hospital specializes in treating critically ill patients who need an extended stay in a hospital setting. Services include IV antibiotic therapy and rehabilitation services as well as pulmonary, palliative, stroke and brain injury, and wound care.

In nearby Dalton, Georgia, the growing Hamilton Health Care System offers major medical, surgical, and diagnostic services. In 2020, Hamilton Medical Center announced the addition of a new open-heart surgery program, which will serve alongside its award-winning, accredited stroke and chest pain centers. The Peeples Cancer Institute, opened in 2019, is providing medical oncology, radiation oncology, and hematology services to the area, and the Anna Shaw Children’s Institute is a regional leader in caring for children with developmental delays.

Did you know?

More than 900 physicians and providers volunteer their time and talents to community charity Project Access, created to provide low-income, uninsured individuals in Hamilton county with access to healthcare. The community charity, managed by the Medical Foundation of Chattanooga, has seen $190 million in donated care as of November 2019.

Providing Chattanooga with Award-Winning Care

Residents of the Scenic City can rest assured that they will receive compassionate, high-quality healthcare at any number of top treatment facilities around town.

Chattanooga is home to four large healthcare systems – CHI Memorial, Erlanger, Parkridge, and Tennova Healthcare – with each dedicated to providing comprehensive care to patients at multiple locations. Complementing these organizations are two nationally recognized rehabilitation hospitals, Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga. Kindred Hospital, a transitional care hospital, is also located in Chattanooga, while Hamilton Heath Care System serves the Dalton, Georgia, area.

CHI Memorial is a nonprofit, faith-based multihospital system that provides preventative, primary, and acute hospital care. With eight centers each devoted to a specific type of cancer and supported by advanced technologies, CHI Memorial’s Rees Skillern Cancer Institute is a leader in cancer services in Chattanooga and beyond. At the Guerry Heart and Vascular Center, an experienced team of cardiac specialists is available to address every heart concern through interventional services, surgery, and rehabilitation; The Chattanooga Heart Institute, which integrated services with Guerry Heart and Vascular Center in 2011, continues to provide exceptional cardiovascular care. CHI Memorial also offers advanced imaging services and the Orthopedic Center, which includes the Joint Replacement Center. 

Comprised of seven hospitals in Tennessee and North Carolina, Erlanger Health System treats more than 600,000 people each year. As the tri-state region’s only Level I Trauma Center, Erlanger has six LIFE FORCE air ambulances in its fleet to provide the highest level of trauma care. The Children’s Hospital at Erlanger includes the region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as well as a pediatric trauma team, emergency center, and pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Recognized for its world-class stroke and neurosciences program, the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center is among the largest stroke centers in the nation. Erlanger also serves as the region’s only academic teaching hospital, partnering with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga campus, and operates a highly regarded kidney transplant program and behavioral health hospital.

Parkridge Health System is a multi-campus facility including Parkridge Medical Center, Parkridge East Hospital, Parkridge West Hospital, and Parkridge Valley Hospital. Located downtown, Parkridge Medical Center is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and offers a 24-hour emergency department, services for cardiology, orthopedics, robotics, and surgery, and oncology services at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. East Ridge’s Parkridge East boasts a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, while Parkridge West in Jasper, Tennessee, provides 24-hour emergency services in addition to inpatient behavioral health services at Parkridge Valley West. With its four distinctive campuses, Parkridge Valley Hospital offers behavioral health and addictive disorder treatment. In 2020, Parkridge announced the completion of Parkridge North ER, a 24/7, full-service emergency room serving the communities of Ooltewah, Collegedale, Apison, East Brainerd, and Tyner.

With nine hospitals and numerous healthcare facilities, Tennova Healthcare is one of Tennessee’s largest healthcare networks. Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland’s campus offers an emergency department, diagnostic imaging, and surgical care, among other services. Tennova also houses an accredited Chest Pain Center, recognized by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, as well as an accredited Sleep Disorders Center, recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The hospital also made Newsweek’s list of “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020.”

Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, the first nonprofit rehabilitation hospital in Tennessee, is nationally acclaimed for providing excellent rehabilitation care – in fact, in a 2020 ranking by Newsweek magazine, Siskin was distinguished as one of the top 15% physical rehabilitation centers in the nation. Siskin offers inpatient treatment programs for brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, neurological disorders, orthopedics, and major multiple trauma, and it holds specialty Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and Joint Commission accreditations. 

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga is an inpatient rehabilitation hospital serving Chattanooga and the surrounding area. The Encompass team treats conditions such as arthritis, brain and spinal cord injury, hip fracture, multiple trauma, and stroke, with specialized programs in stroke, spinal cord injury, orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation. Encompass has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for stroke, hip fracture, and amputee rehabilitation. 

Located in downtown Chattanooga, Kindred Hospital is a transitional care facility providing long-term acute care. The hospital specializes in treating critically ill patients who need an extended stay in a hospital setting. Services include IV antibiotic therapy and rehabilitation services as well as pulmonary, palliative, stroke and brain injury, and wound care.

In nearby Dalton, Georgia, the growing Hamilton Health Care System offers major medical, surgical, and diagnostic services. In 2020, Hamilton Medical Center announced the addition of a new open-heart surgery program, which will serve alongside its award-winning, accredited stroke and chest pain centers. The Peeples Cancer Institute, opened in 2019, is providing medical oncology, radiation oncology, and hematology services to the area, and the Anna Shaw Children’s Institute is a regional leader in caring for children with developmental delays.

Did you know?

More than 900 physicians and providers volunteer their time and talents to community charity Project Access, created to provide low-income, uninsured individuals in Hamilton county with access to healthcare. The community charity, managed by the Medical Foundation of Chattanooga, has seen $190 million in donated care as of November 2019.

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