The physicians of Erlanger South Family Medicine, Dr. “Chip” Harris and Dr.
Chris Haddock, are deeply rooted in the community they serve. Both were born and
raised and have family ties in the greater Chattanooga area. These talented
physicians are dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of North Georgia
residents. “Not only are we attentive to our patients’ immediate healthcare
needs, but we also focus on preventive long-term care,” says Dr. Haddock.
“We believe in building strong relationships by providing a high level of
care in a compassionate and an accepting environment,” adds Dr. Harris.
Serving all generations, the family medicine physicians at Erlanger South
Family Medicine provide comprehensive care for every family member. Services
range from physical exams to acute care and treatment of chronic
Dr. Haddock and Dr. Harris are board-certified by the American Board of
Family Medicine. They also serve as Clinical Instructors of Family Medicine at
the UT College of Medicine—Chattanooga Unit, based at Erlanger.
Dr. Haddock graduated from the University of Georgia cum laude with
a bachelor of science degree in biology and received his medical degree from the
Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency in family medicine at the
UT College of Medicine—Chattanooga Unit at Erlanger. Dr. Haddock and his wife,
Rachelle, live in Ringgold.
Dr. Harris received his bachelor of arts degree in biology cum laude
from Harvard University and medical degree from the University of Tennessee
College of Medicine in Memphis. Remaining in Memphis, he completed a residency
in family medicine. Dr. Harris and wife, Dr. Cindy Harris, reside in the area
with their daughter, Ella.
“We now use the Erlanger hospitalist program (physicians who treat only
hospitalized patients) to minimize our time away from the office for hospital
rounds. That helps us provide quality and timely service to our patients at the
office while ensuring our patients receive the highest level of care while
– John D. “Chip” Harris, Jr., M.D.
“Very simply, we treat patients as we’d like to be treated when we’re the
patients, and that includes seeing—really seeing—the entire person, not just the
– Christopher G. Haddock, M.D.