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, 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 4,400 associates, 400 volunteers and 600 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

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.

Vision

A healthier future for all—inspired by faith, driven by innovation, and powered by our humanity.

Values


Compassion

  • Care with listening, empathy, and love.
  • Accompany and comfort those in need of healing.

Inclusion

  • Celebrate each person’s gifts and voice.
  • Respect the dignity of all.

Integrity

  • Inspire trust through honesty.
  • Demonstrate courage in the face of inequity.

Excellence

  • Serve with fullest passion, creativity, and stewardship.
  • Exceed expectations of others and ourselves.

Collaboration

  • Commit to the power of working together.
  • Build and nurture meaningful relationships.

CHI Memorial is a part of CommonSpirit Health, a national health care ministry that shares the above mission, vision, and values.

Recent press releases

Dr. Ranjith Babu Joins CHI Memorial Stroke and Neuroscience Center

NOV 29, 2021

CHI Memorial Medical Group is pleased to announce that Ranjith Babu, MD, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, has joined CHI Memorial Stroke and Neuroscience Center.

READ MORE Additional information about Dr. Ranjith Babu Joins CHI Memorial Stroke and Neuroscience Center

Justin Wilkes, MD, Joins CHI Memorial Surgical Associates

OCT 21, 2021

CHI Memorial Medical Group is pleased to announce Justin Wilkes, MD, surgical oncologist, has joined CHI Memorial Surgical Associates.

READ MORE Additional information about Justin Wilkes, MD, Joins CHI Memorial Surgical Associates

CHI Memorial Partners with Association for Visual Arts on New Exhibit

NOV 23, 2021

CHI Memorial is pleased to partner with the Association for Visual Arts (AVA) on a new Open Call exhibit, How Are We Doing? A Pandemic Retrospective.

READ MORE Additional information about CHI Memorial Partners with Association for Visual Arts on New Exhibit