The world is seeing Chattanooga in a new light.

Our city is now a heart care leader, thanks to the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute. It's the region's only comprehensive, academic heart care team that focuses exclusively on you and the health of your heart.

  • A worldwide leader in minimally invasive robotic cardiovascular surgery
  • Region's only Joint Commission-certified center for heart attack care
  • Ranked among the top 15% nationally for coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Provides more fellowship trained specialists in advanced heart care

When it’s your heart, you want the best. You want an elite, academic team of heart specialists. You want the most advanced treatment options available anywhere in the world. You want get back to living a normal life faster. That’s why you want to talk to the experts at the region’s only academic heart center, the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute.

At the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute you’ll find a world-class team of cardiologists and surgeons — who work together as one group to find the best treatment for you. Patients are often surprised that open heart surgery isn’t the only, or best, option. Even for complex valve replacements, advanced procedures like TVAR can restore healthy heart valve function without surgery.

Erlanger is recognized as one of the most experienced in the world at performing coronary artery bypass surgery without cutting open the chest. So there's less pain and very fast recovery. Further, superior outcomes at Erlanger have earned our surgeons the most prestigious 3-Star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, which ranks them among the most elite in the nation.

The Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute provides convenient offices and outreach clinics throughout the region.
Book an appointment online or call 423-445-7153.

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