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What is Primary Care and Family Medicine?

A primary care practice serves as your first point of entry into the health care system and as the continuing focal point for all future health care services. Family medical practices serve patients of all ages and through all of life’s stages.

Erlanger’s Approach to Primary Care and Family Medicine

With convenient locations throughout our region, Erlanger primary care and family medicine specialists provide integrated, accessible health care services focused on health promotion, disease prevention and sports medicine. Practicing in the context of family and community, our specialists can address most health care needs including diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses. Or, if needed, we provide referrals to trusted specialists. Built around a lasting partnership, our mission is to help you and your family stay healthy. 

Our Services

  • Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses and medical conditions 
  • Physical examinations
  • Patient education on wellness, prevention, treatment options and medications
  • Immunizations
  • Vaccinations for children (VFC)
  • Medical and screening tests
  • Electrocardiograms (EKGs)
  • X-rays
  • Referral to specialists as needed
  • Sports medicine
  • Respiratory treatments 
  • Minor procedures 
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring 

Why Choose UT Erlanger?

  • The region’s only academic primary care – Erlanger primary care practices are affiliated with UT College of Medicine putting our patients in touch with emerging clinical trials and physicians who teach the latest treatments in family medicine.
  • A broader range of services including sports medicine – Our sports medicine specialists help our regions sports-loving families stay active and injury-free.
  • Convenient locations near you – Erlanger has 14 primary care locations throughout the greater Chattanooga area, bringing comprehensive, academic family medicine to your neighborhood.

Our Primary Care and Family Medicine Practices

Academic Internal Medicine
979 E 3rd St, Suite B-601
Chattanooga, TN 37403
423-778-8179

Community Health Centers
Southside Community Health Center
423-778-2700
Dodson Avenue Community Health Center
423-778-2800

Erlanger at Volkswagen Dr.
Wellness Center

7380 Volkswagen Dr., Suite 110
Chattanooga, TN 37416
423-778-8950

Erlanger North Family Medicine
632 Morrison Springs Road
Suite 202
Chattanooga, TN 37415
423-778-3329

Erlanger South Family Medicine
60 Erlanger South Dr., Suite A
Ringgold, GA 30736
706-937-9292
423-778-2900

University Medical Associates
Dodson Ave. Community Health Center
1200 Dodson Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37406
423-778-2800

UT Erlanger East Brainerd
Internal Medicine

1720 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
423-899-5241

UT Erlanger Health and Wellness
of Signal Mountain

2600 Taft Highway
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
423-778-9434

UT Erlanger Institute for
Sports and Health

632 Morrison Springs Rd.
Suite 202
Chattanooga, TN 37405
423-778-3390

UT Erlanger Primary Care - Bledsoe
136 Wheelertown Ave.
Pikeville, TN 37367
423-447-3524

UT Erlanger Primary Care - East
1751 Gunbarrel Rd, Suite 201
Chattanooga, TN 37421
423-778-8909

UT Erlanger Primary Care - Hixson
1025 Executive Dr., Suite 100
Hixson, TN 37343
423-778-9030

UT Erlanger Primary Care - Lookout Mtn
101 McFarland Rd.
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
423-778-9210

UT Erlanger Primary Care - Marion County
520 East 12th St.
South Pittsburg, TN 37380
423-837-7144

UT Erlanger Primary Care - Pineville Rd
1200 Pineville Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37405
423-778-3348

UT Erlanger Primary Care - Sequatchie Valley
16931 Rankin Avenue
Dunlap, TN 37327-7029
423-949-2801

UT Family Practice
1100 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
423-778-8837