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Coordinators and Program Information - Chattanooga

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Residencies (ACGME Accredited)
Program Coordnator Program Director

Emergency Medicine

  • ACGME Program No.: 1104721195
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689110C0
  • Program Length: 3 years
  • Size: 21 positions (7 at each level)

Velvet Green
Department of Emergency Medicine
Erlanger Health System
975 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7628

W. Douglas Gregorie, MD, FACEP

Family Medicine

  • ACGME Program No.: 1204731584
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689120C0
  • Program Length: 3 years
  • Size: 21 positions (7 at each level)

Robbin Williams, C-TAGME
UT Family Practice Center
1100 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: 423.778.2975

Leslie Griffin, MD, MPH
Program email:  UTfammed@erlanger.org 

Internal Medicine

  • ACGME Program No.: 1404711407
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689140C0
  • Program Length: 3 years
  • Size: 30 positions (10 at each level)

Deborah Fuller
Department of Medicine
975 East Third Street, Hospital Box 112
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.2998

L. Curtis Cary, MD, FAAP, FACP, MRCP-London
Program email: UTintmed@erlanger.org

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • ACGME Program No.: 2204721274
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689230C0
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Size: 16 positions (4 at each level)

Paula Barnett and
Jessica Howell, RN, OB/GYN Manager
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
979 East Third Street, Suite C-720
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7515

Mitch Dizon, MD, MCRS
Program email: UTobgyn@erlanger.org

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • ACGME Program No.: 2604711164
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689260C0
  • Program Length: 5 years
  • Size: 15 positions (3 at each level)

Donna Gibson, BS
UT Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
975 East Third Street, Hospital Box 260
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.9008

Jeremy Bruce, MD
Program email: UTorthosurg@erlanger.org

Pediatrics

  • ACGME Program No.: 3204711222
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689320C0
  • Program Length: 3 years
  • Size: 24 positions (8 at each level)

Ashley Thurston, CAP
UT Department of Pediatrics
901 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.6217

Karla L. Garcia, MD, FAAP
Program email: UTpediatrics@erlanger.org

Plastic Surgery

  • ACGME Program No.: 3604711094
  • San Francisco Match Program
  • Program Length: 3 years (starting at the PGY-6 level)
  • Size: 5 positions (1-2 positions at each level)

Tara Gray, MPH
UT Department of Plastic Surgery
960 East Third Street, Suite 315
Chattanooga, TN  37403
423.778.3512 and 423.763.4526

Mark Brzezienski, MD, MS, FACS 

Surgery

  • ACGME Program No.: 4404711320
  • NRMP Program Nos.:
    1689440C0 and 1689440P0
  • Program Length: 6 years (5 clinical years and 1 year of clinical research)
  • Size: 32 positions (5 categorical positions at each level and 4 Prelim 1st year positions)

Cindy Rudolph, MS
Lead Coordinator
UT Department of Surgery
979 East Third Street, Suite B-401
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7695

W. Heath Giles, MD, FACS

Urology

  • ACGME Program No.: 4804700182
  • AUA Match Program
  • Program Length: 5 years
  • Size: 5 positions (1 at each level)

Stacey Blanks, CAP
UT Department of Urology
979 East Third Street, Suite C-901
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.4691

Anand Shridharani, MD

Fellowships (ACGME Accredited)
Program Coordinator Program Director

Cardiovascular Disease

  • ACGME Program No.: 1414714279
  • NRMP Program No.: 1689141F0
  • Program Length: 3 years (starting at the PGY-4 level)
  • Size: 12 positions (4 at each level)

Tammy Elliott
UT Erlanger Cardiology
975 East Third Street, Hospital Box 88
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.4465

Dharmendra Patel, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • ACGME Program No.:  0604712071
  • NRMP Program No.:  1689060F0
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting at the PGY-6 level)
  • Size: 1 position

Maggie Hamblen, BS, CAP
UT Department of Surgery
979 East Third Street, Suite B-401
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7695

J. Daniel Stanley, MD, FACS

Emergency Medical Services

  • ACGME Program No.:  1124711002
  • NRMP Program No.:  1689112F0
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting at the PGY-4 level)
  • Size: 1 position

Velvet Green
UT Department of Emergency Medicine
975 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7628

Frank Tift, MD, FAEMS, FACEP

Gastroenterology

  • ACGME Program No.:  144471423
  • NRMP Program No.:  1689144F0
  • Program Length: 3 years (starting at the PGY-4 level)
  • Size: 4 positions (1-2 at each level)

Tammy Elliott
UT Erlanger Gastroenterology
975 East Third Street, Hospital Box 88
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.4465

Arslan Kahloon, MD

Surgical Critical Care

  • ACGME Program No.:  4424721091
  • NRMP Program No.:  1689442F0
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting midway in the PGY-4 level of training)
  • Size: 1-2 positions 

Maggie Hamblen, BS, CAP
UT Department of Surgery
979 East Third Street, Suite B-401
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7695

Robert Maxwell, MD, FACS

Vascular Surgery

  • ACGME Program No.:  4504721113
  • NRMP Program No.:  1689450F0
  • Program Length: 3 years (starting at the PGY-4 level)
  • Size: 12 positions (4 at each level)

Cindy Rudolph, MS
Lead Coordinator
UT Department of Surgery
979 East Third Street, Suite B-401
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7695

Charles Joels, MD, FACS

Fellowships Non-Standard
Program Coordinator Program Director

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS)

  • Accredited by the AAGL
  • AAGL Fellowship Applications
  • NRMP Program No.:  1689X40F0
  • Program Length: 2 years (starting at the PGY-5 level)
  • Size: 2 positions (1 at each level)

Jessica Howell, RN
UT Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
979 East Third Street, Suite C-720
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7515

Todd Boren, MD

Neuro-Interventional Surgery

  • To apply contact kendall@tiiarad.com
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting after completing a Radiology Program)
  • Size: 1 position (not filled every year)

Kendall Morgan
UT Department of Radiology
975 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.6296

Harris Hawk, MD

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

  • Accredited by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • San Francisco Match Program
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting at the PGY-6 level)
  • Size: 1 position

Donna Gibson, BS
UT Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
975 East Third Street, Hospital Box 260
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.9008

Warren Gardner, MD

Mastery in General Surgery

  • Approved by the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • ACS Master in General Surgery website
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting after completing at least a 5-year Surgery Program)
  • Size: 1 position (not filled every year)

Cindy Rudolph, MS
UT Department of Surgery
979 East Third Street, Suite B-401
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7695

R. Phillip Burns, MD, FACS
ACS Program Chief

W. Heath Giles, MD, FACS
ACS Associate Program Chief

Clinical Ultrasound (Emergency Medicine)

  • NRMP Program No.:  1689E01F0
  • Program Length: 1 year (starting after completing an Emergency Medicine Program)
  • Size: 1 position (not filled every year)

Velvet Green
Department of Emergency Medicine
Erlanger Health System
975 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone: 423.778.7628

Benjamin Smith, MD, FACEP

Last Published: Sep 28, 2020