A ministry of healing

About us

CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded in 1952 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, CHI Memorial offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cardiac, cancer, orthopedic, imaging, and multitude of other services.

CHI Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with more than 400 volunteers, 4,000 associates and more than700 affiliated physicians  providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

Taking care of families in Chattanooga and beyond while striving to provide the best in physical and spiritual attention is vital to our mission.

Our mission

As CommonSpirit Health, we make the healing presence of God known in our world by improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, while we advance social justice for all.

Recent press releases
Summer Lanter, BSN, RN, Receives Daisy Award For Extraordinary Nurses MAY 07, 2020

Summer Lanter, BSN, RN, at CHI Memorial, recently received the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

Free Online Bariatric Seminars Hosted by CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care MAY 27, 2020

Jaime Ponce, M.D. and CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care is now offering free online educational seminars on surgical weight loss options. Registration is available online at ChattanoogaBariatrics.com, or by calling (423) 899-1000.

CHI Memorial Launches Online Appreciation Board for Caregivers MAY 11, 2020

As we celebrate National Hospital Week (May 10-16, 2020), CHI Memorial invites community members to offer messages of gratitude and good wishes for front line caregivers through its new online “Kudoboard”.


CHI Memorial's free app provides point-to-point wayfinding and an option for verbal directions for navigating CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga.

Learn how our clinical professionals are changing lives for the better.