The Erlanger Difference Is Academic

Our orthopaedic surgeons serve as faculty of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, one of the most successful academic programs in the nation. We are the region’s only teaching orthopaedic program. This puts you in touch with more breakthrough techniques and clinical trials – all firmly supported by the rigorous standards of evidence-based medicine. At Erlanger, you receive care from experts who train tomorrow’s doctors, and who research tomorrow’s techniques. Talk with us about the best surgery or treatment options for your knee, hip, foot, ankle, hand, or fracture.

For more information, download our Guide to the Erlanger Orthopaedic Institute (PDF)


Certified for Excellence in Hip, Knee, and Ankle Replacement

Erlanger has achieved certification as a Hip and Knee Replacement Center of Excellence from DNV-GL Healthcare, a world-leading cerfication organization. In addition, we are the first health system in the country to achieve DNV-GL certification for Total Ankle Replacement, a certification we worked with DNV-GL to create.

Both certifications are based on guidelines from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and recognize program excellence in patient care and outcomes.


Jun 08, 2022  
Erlanger Health System is recruiting an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon to join our large orthopaedic surgery group. Chattanooga and the surrounding region has a high demand for spine surgeons.  Ortho-spine surgeons who are fellowship trained and have experience in an academic setting should apply. Experience in building a new program is preferred. This position will be imbedded within our growing hospital employed orthopaedic multispecialty group. Education, Training, & Experience Board Certified or Board Eligible in Ortho-Spine and General Orthopaedics- must have US training Academic Setting Experience Preferred Welcome the Opportunity to Teach Medical Students and Residents Comfortable with all areas of spine- cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral and coccyx Elective surgery emphasis, but trauma call available and resident trauma education required Program Overview Established Hospital Employed Group of  20 orthopaedic surgeons and 10 Advanced Practice Providers  (currently no...
Erlanger- University of Tennessee Chattanooga, TN