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Erlanger Internal Medicine

423-778-8179 979 E 3rd St
Suite B-601
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Fax: 423-778-8180
Mon – Fri, 8AM – 5PM

The physicians with Academic Internal Medicine provide comprehensive medical care for adult patients with acute or chronic illness. With a focus on prevention, we provide quality medical services in an ambulatory setting and in a timely manner. Our mission is to improve the health of the patients we touch. This means returning patients to the best possible wellness outcome through mutual goal accomplishment and evidence-based treatment. We strive to maintain and improve the standard of patient care through:

Promoting wellness through patient and family education
Serving as a resource to physicians and other team members
Reviewing patient care, outcome and appropriateness of services provided

Our services

  • Comprehensive adult care
  • Treatment for acute and chronic illnesses
  • Physical exams
  • Focus on wellness & prevention
  • Respiratory treatments
  • Minor procedures
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Treatment for hypertension and lipid disorders
  • Onsite endocrinology services

Our Doctors

Nurse Practitioners

Melissa Smith-Vaughn, FNP 
Melissa Smith-Vaughn, FNP


Patient Resources

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Online Appointments