Chattanooga Healthcare

Providing Chattanooga with Award-Winning Care

Residents of the Scenic City can rest assured that the Chattanooga healthcare landscape offers state-of-the-art care from highly decorated medical facilities.

The Chattanooga area hosts three large healthcare systems – Erlanger, CHI Memorial, and Parkridge – all of which are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to patients at multiple locations across the city. Chattanooga also features two award-winning rehabilitation hospitals: Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga. Also in the city is Kindred Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital. Just a short journey outside of Chattanooga, one can find Tennova Healthcare’s Cleveland campus, as well as Hamilton Health Care System, which serves the Dalton, Georgia, area.

With six hospitals in Tennessee, Erlanger Health System is one of Chattanooga’s largest employers and treats over 600,000 people yearly. Included in the hospital system is the tri-state area’s only Level I Trauma Center as well as five LIFE FORCE air ambulances that serve the greater Chattanooga area. The Children’s Hospital at Erlanger features the region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and in 2021, the hospital system was recognized with four state awards for its work to improve the safety and health of infants. The system also houses the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center, which has been recognized for its world-class stroke and neurosciences program. Erlanger serves as the region’s only academic teaching hospital, partnering with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga campus. 

A nonprofit, faith-based multihospital system, CHI Memorial provides patients with preventive, primary, and acute care. CHI Memorial provides the area’s leading cancer services at its Rees Skillern Cancer Institute and was recognized in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing hospital for 11 different types of care. The hospital system also hosts The Chattanooga Heart Institute, which is home to an experienced team of cardiac specialists that provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to cardiovascular care. CHI Memorial offers advanced imaging services as well as an Orthopedic Center, which includes the Joint Replacement Center. In 2021, the hospital system announced a $100 million expansion into North Georgia via a hospital in Catoosa County.

Parkridge Health System is a multi-campus system that includes Parkridge Medical Center, Parkridge East Hospital, Parkridge West Hospital, and Parkridge Valley Hospital. The Medical Center located downtown offers services for cardiology and is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and oncology services are provided by the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Parkridge East campus provides a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and in 2021, the campus began a 4,300-plus-square-foot expansion of its Women’s Services unit. Parkridge West serves Jasper, Tennessee, with 24-hour emergency services as well as inpatient behavioral health treatment at Parkridge Valley West. Parkridge Valley Hospital features four campuses that provide behavioral health and addictive disorder services for children, adolescents, and adults in Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Jasper.

Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, the state of Tennessee’s first nonprofit rehabilitation hospital, has earned national acclaim for its excellent rehabilitation care. The hospital offers private patient rooms as well as specialized inpatient treatment programs for brain injury, amputation, stroke, spinal cord injury, orthopedics, neurological disorders, and major multiple traumas, as well as other conditions. The hospital was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for being in the top 15% of the nation’s best short-term rehabilitation programs for 2020-21.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga provides inpatient rehabilitation services to the greater Chattanooga area. The hospital uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat 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 maintains The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke, hip fracture, and amputee rehabilitation.

Kindred Hospital, which can be found in downtown Chattanooga, is a transitional care facility that provides patients with 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.

One of the largest healthcare networks in Tennessee, Tennova Healthcare operates nine hospitals, and its Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland campus provides the area with an emergency department, diagnostic imaging, and surgical care, along with 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.

Hamilton Health Care System, located in Dalton, Georgia, offers medical, surgical, and diagnostic services in the North Georgia area. The hospital system celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2021 and is continuously expanding. Its Peeples Cancer Institute, which opened its doors in 2019, provides patients with medical oncology, radiation oncology, and hematology services, and its host hospital, Hamilton Medical Center, was ranked in the nation’s top 10% for patient safety in 2021. The healthcare system also features the Anna Shaw Children’s Institute, which serves as a regional leader in caring for children with developmental delays.

 

Did You Know?

As part of its Women’s Services expansion, Parkridge East Hospital’s Labor and Delivery unit commissioned a mural in its courtyard where parents can pose for a photo with their newborn babies. The mural features a colorful stork, which creates the illusion that the newborn is being delivered by the bird to the happy new parents.

Providing Chattanooga with Award-Winning Care

Residents of the Scenic City can rest assured that the Chattanooga healthcare landscape offers state-of-the-art care from highly decorated medical facilities.

The Chattanooga area hosts three large healthcare systems – Erlanger, CHI Memorial, and Parkridge – all of which are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to patients at multiple locations across the city. Chattanooga also features two award-winning rehabilitation hospitals: Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga. Also in the city is Kindred Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital. Just a short journey outside of Chattanooga, one can find Tennova Healthcare’s Cleveland campus, as well as Hamilton Health Care System, which serves the Dalton, Georgia, area.

With six hospitals in Tennessee, Erlanger Health System is one of Chattanooga’s largest employers and treats over 600,000 people yearly. Included in the hospital system is the tri-state area’s only Level I Trauma Center as well as five LIFE FORCE air ambulances that serve the greater Chattanooga area. The Children’s Hospital at Erlanger features the region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and in 2021, the hospital system was recognized with four state awards for its work to improve the safety and health of infants. The system also houses the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center, which has been recognized for its world-class stroke and neurosciences program. Erlanger serves as the region’s only academic teaching hospital, partnering with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga campus.  

A nonprofit, faith-based multihospital system, CHI Memorial provides patients with preventive, primary, and acute care. CHI Memorial provides the area’s leading cancer services at its Rees Skillern Cancer Institute and was recognized in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing hospital for 11 different types of care. The hospital system also hosts The Chattanooga Heart Institute, which is home to an experienced team of cardiac specialists that provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to cardiovascular care. CHI Memorial offers advanced imaging services as well as an Orthopedic Center, which includes the Joint Replacement Center. In 2021, the hospital system announced a $100 million expansion into North Georgia via a hospital in Catoosa County.

Parkridge Health System is a multi-campus system that includes Parkridge Medical Center, Parkridge East Hospital, Parkridge West Hospital, and Parkridge Valley Hospital. The Medical Center located downtown offers services for cardiology and is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and oncology services are provided by the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Parkridge East campus provides a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and in 2021, the campus began a 4,300-plus-square-foot expansion of its Women’s Services unit. Parkridge West serves Jasper, Tennessee, with 24-hour emergency services as well as inpatient behavioral health treatment at Parkridge Valley West. Parkridge Valley Hospital features four campuses that provide behavioral health and addictive disorder services for children, adolescents, and adults in Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Jasper. 

Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, the state of Tennessee’s first nonprofit rehabilitation hospital, has earned national acclaim for its excellent rehabilitation care. The hospital offers private patient rooms as well as specialized inpatient treatment programs for brain injury, amputation, stroke, spinal cord injury, orthopedics, neurological disorders, and major multiple traumas, as well as other conditions. The hospital was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for being in the top 15% of the nation’s best short-term rehabilitation programs for 2020-21.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga provides inpatient rehabilitation services to the greater Chattanooga area. The hospital uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat 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 maintains The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke, hip fracture, and amputee rehabilitation. 

Kindred Hospital, which can be found in downtown Chattanooga, is a transitional care facility that provides patients with 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.

One of the largest healthcare networks in Tennessee, Tennova Healthcare operates nine hospitals, and its Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland campus provides the area with an emergency department, diagnostic imaging, and surgical care, along with 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.

Hamilton Health Care System, located in Dalton, Georgia, offers medical, surgical, and diagnostic services in the North Georgia area. The hospital system celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2021 and is continuously expanding. Its Peeples Cancer Institute, which opened its doors in 2019, provides patients with medical oncology, radiation oncology, and hematology services, and its host hospital, Hamilton Medical Center, was ranked in the nation’s top 10% for patient safety in 2021. The healthcare system also features the Anna Shaw Children’s Institute, which serves as a regional leader in caring for children with developmental delays. 

 

Did You Know?

As part of its Women’s Services expansion, Parkridge East Hospital’s Labor and Delivery unit commissioned a mural in its courtyard where parents can pose for a photo with their newborn babies. The mural features a colorful stork, which creates the illusion that the newborn is being delivered by the bird to the happy new parents.

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