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College of Medicine Chattanooga Department Chairs

Sudave Mendiratta, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Sudave Mendiratta, MD, FACEP
Contact:  Velvet Green
Program Coordinator
Emergency Medicine Residency and
Emergency Medical Services Fellowship
Phone:  423.778.7628

James Haynes, MD, FAAP, Chair, Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

James W. Haynes, MD, FAAFP
Professor and Chair
Contact:  Robbin Williams, C-TAGME
Program Coordinator
Family Medicine Residency
Phone: 423.778.2957

Louis Lambiase, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair, Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Louis R. Lambiase, MD, MPH, FACP
Professor and Chair
Contact:  Deborah Fuller
Program Coordinator
Internal Medicine Residency
Phone: 423.778.2998

Abdelazim Sirelkhatim, MD, Interim Chair, Neurology

Department of Neurology

Abdelazim Sirelkhatim, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Neurology
Department of Neurology Phone: 423.778.9001
Traci Jennings, 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

Contact:  Paula Barnett
Program Coordinator
OB/GYN Residency
Jessica Howell, RN
Department Manager and Erlanger Women's Oncology Navigator
Phone:  423.778.7515

Scott Steinmann, MD, Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Scott P. Steinmann, MD
Professor and Chair
Contact:  Donna Gibson, BS
Program Coordinator
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Phone:  423.778.9008

Charles Woods, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

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

Contact:  Ashley Thurston, CAP
Program Coordinator
Pediatrics Residency
Phone:  423.778.6217

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

Department of Plastic Surgery

Mark A. Brzezienski, MD, MS, FACS
Professor and Chair

Contact:  Marsha Williams
Program and Research Coordinator
Plastic Surgery Residency
Phone:  423.763.4549

Justin Calvert, MD, Chief, Erlanger Department of Radiology

Department of Radiology

Justin Calvert, MD
Chief, Erlanger Department of Radiology
Contact:  Heidi Andrus
Administrative Assistant
Erlanger Department of Radiology
Phone:  423.778.7371

R. Phillip Burns, MD, FACS, Chair, Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

R. Phillip Burns, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair
Contact:  Cindy Rudolph, MS
Surgery Department,  Lead Coordinator
Phone:  423.778.7695

Amar Singh, MD, Chair, Department of Urology

Department of Urology

Amar Singh, MD, FACS
Contact:  Stacey Blanks, CAP, C-TAGME
Program Coordinator
Urology Residency
Phone:  423.778.4691

Last Published: Apr 16, 2021