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

07/01/20

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. 

Dr. Fugate received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City.  He completed his residency in general surgery at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, and a fellowship in vascular surgery at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Fugate is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general and vascular surgery and has practiced as a vascular surgeon since 2009.

Dr. Sprouse received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis.  He completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk.  Dr. Sprouse is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in vascular surgery and has practiced as a vascular surgeon since 2004.

Dr. Phade received his medical degree from West Virginia University.  He completed his residency in surgery at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, and a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago.  Dr. Phade is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general and vascular surgery, and is a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI).  He has practiced as a vascular surgeon since 2011 and will join The Chattanooga Heart Institute on July 16, 2020.

The Chattanooga Heart Institute has 27 highly-trained cardiologists - including specialists in interventional procedures, electrophysiology, imaging, and vascular disease— three cardiothoracic surgeons, and three vascular surgeons on staff.  This practice offers a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to cardiac care with a team of physicians providing recommendations on specific areas of treatment.

At The Chattanooga Heart Institute, cardiologists and vascular specialists work in collaboration aided by the latest technology to diagnose heart problems and provide advanced interventional procedures for the treatment of heart disease and diseases related to the vascular system.  Rehabilitation services are available at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga for those with an elevated risk of a cardiac event and for those who have experienced a cardiac event.

The Chattanooga Heart Institute at CHI Memorial offers access to the region’s leading cardiologists in six locations convenient for you - Chattanooga, East Brainerd, Hixson, Cleveland, and Jasper in Tennessee and in Ringgold, Georgia.  For more information or appointments with a vascular surgeon, call 423.697.3700 or visit the website at chattanoogaheart.com.  For appointments with a cardiologist, call 423.697.2000.

 


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