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


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.


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



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


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


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


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


  • 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
Vascular Surgeons Mark Fugate, MD, FACS, Sachin Phade, MD, FACS, RPVI, and Richard Sprouse, MD, Join The Chattanooga Heart Institute At CHI Memorial JUL 01, 2020

The Chattanooga Heart Institute at CHI Memorial is pleased to welcome vascular surgeons Mark Fugate, MD, FACS, Sachin Phade, MD, FACS, RPVI, and Richard Sprouse, MD.

CHI Memorial Advances Neurosciences Services JUN 10, 2020

CHI Memorial is an award-winning provider of stroke services for the Chattanooga region.

CHI Memorial Hospital Named Tennessee Innovative Health-System Pharmacy Practice of the Year JUN 30, 2020

CHI Memorial was recently recognized by the Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP), a Society of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA), as the 2020 Tennessee Innovative Health-System Pharmacy Practice of the Year.


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

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