Program Highlights - Emergency Medicine

Erlanger provides the following assets and services for the catchment area spanning southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, western North Carolina, and northeast Alabama:          

  • One of the busiest Level I Trauma Centers in the nation

  • One of the first accredited Chest Pain Centers in the nation

  • Accredited Stroke Center

  • One of only seven accredited Level I Hyperbaric facilities in the southeast

  • Med Comm Center for the Region (provides online medical direction for EMS)

  • LifeForce Air Medical Services (utilizing six helicopters for the region)

  • Region's only EMRRT (Emergency Medical Rapid Response Team) for out-of-hospital emergencies

  • Tennessee Disaster Medical Assistance Team (TN-1 DMAT)

  • Two faculty who are tactical surgeons with the Chattanooga and Hamilton County SWAT Teams

  • Medical Director of the Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services

  • High-risk Obstetrics

  • ACGME accredited EMS Fellowship

  • Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship


UT College of Medicine Chattanooga     960 East Third Street, Suite 100     Chattanooga, TN 37403     (800)947-7823, ext 6956

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