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Departments and Chairs: University of Tennessee College of Medicine - Chattanooga

Sudave Mendiratta, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Sudave Mendiratta, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor and Chair
Vice Chair, GMEC

Contact:  Velvet Green
Program Coordinator
Emergency Medicine Residency
(also oversees the Emergency Medical Services Fellowship, and Ultrasound Fellowship)
Academic Office Phone:  423.778.7628


Leslie Griffin, MD, MPH, Interim Chair, Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Leslie Griffin, MD, MPH
Associate Professor and Chair

Elissa McCoy, MEd
Program Coordinator

Family Medicine Residency
UT Family Practice Center
Practice Phone:  423.778.8837
Family Medicine Academic
Office Phone: 423.778.2957

Department email:  


Harish Manyam, MD, Interim Chair, Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Harish Manyam, MD
Interim Chair

Deborah Fuller
Program Coordinator II
Internal Medicine Residency
Medicine Academic Office Phone: 423.778.2998
Cardiovascular Disease Academic Office Phone:  423.778.4465

Department email:

Cardiovascular Disease email:


Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, MD, MS

Department of Neurology

Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, MD, MS
Professor and Chair; and 
Program Director for the Advanced Neurology Residency

Also, Medical Director
Erlanger Neuroscience Institute
UT Erlanger Neurology Office Phone: 423.778.9001

Traci Jennings, Erlanger Neuroscience Program Administrative Director
Phone: 423.778.3437


Stephen DePasquale, MD, FACS, Chair, Department of OB/GYN

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stephen DePasquale, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair

Janie Boals
Program Coordinator
OB/GYN Residency
Phone:  423.778.7517
Academic Office Phone:  423.778.7515

Department email:


Jeremy Bruce, MD, Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jeremy Bruce, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Kimberly Davis, MEd
Program Coordinator
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Academic Phone: 423.778.9008

Department email: 


Charles Woods, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

Charles R. Woods, Jr, MD, MS, FAAP
Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Also Chief Executive Officer
Children's Hospital at Erlanger

Wynne Brady, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Phone:  423.778.6252
Ashley Thurston, C-TAGME, CAP
Program Coordinator II
Pediatrics Residency

Academic Office Phone:  423.778.6217

Department email: 


Mark Brzezienski, MD, MS, FACS, Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery

Department of Plastic Surgery

Mark A. Brzezienski, MD, MS, FACS, Professor and Chair
Also, Plastic Surgery Residency Program Director

Allison Ellis, AS
Program and Research Coordinator
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency
Academic Office Phone:  423.756.7134


Andrew Hill

Department of Radiology

Andrew Hill, MD
Erlanger Chief, Department of Radiology

Erlanger Department of Radiology
Radiology Office Phone:  423.778.7371


Benjamin Dart, MD, FACS, Chair, Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Benjamin W. Dart, MD, FACS, Professor and Chair

Maggie Hamblen, C-TAGME, CAP
Program Coordinator II Surgery Residency and Fellowships 
Academic Office Phone:  423.778.7695


Amar Singh, MD, Chair, Department of Urology

Department of Urology

Amar Singh, MD, FACS
Associate Professor andChair

Stacey Blanks, C-TAGME, CAP
Program Coordinator Urology Residency
Academic Office Phone:  423.778.4691


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Oct 9, 2023