CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center

Accepting New Patients

2108 East Third Street, Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 495-5864

Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center provides minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatment options for cancers of the chest, esophagus and lungs. 

Lung cancer is a complex disease that requires many approaches to treat it effectively, and that often includes surgery. But minimally invasive techniques and advanced technologies available only at CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center are changing the way people think about surgery – and lung cancer care. 

In the past, fear of lung cancer surgery was sometimes greater than the fear of cancer itself. Minimally invasive techniques, specialized scopes and robotic surgery using the daVinci® robotic surgical system are innovative tools surgeons use to minimize pain and maximize effectiveness. These advances are offering surgeons new ways to protect patients and their immune systems while finding the most effective way for the cancer to be attacked. Other improvements in anesthesia medications and enhanced recovery techniques are making recovery faster and easier than ever before.  

CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center is rated in the top six percent of the country for lobectomy for lung cancer and in the top eight percent for esophagectomy surgeries.  These distinguished ratings by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) place the practice among the elite for general thoracic surgery in the United States and Canada. Learn more

CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center provides advanced treatment for the following cancers: 

  • Lung cancer
  • Carcinoid tumors
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Mediastinal cancer 
  • Mesothelioma
  • Metastatic tumors to the lungs
  • Sarcomas
  • Thymic tumors

Our practice is open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (423) 495-5864 (LUNG). 

Online Check In

Did you know that our practice allows you to check in online ahead of time? You can confirm your appointment via text message or email, and check in online prior to your visit. You can also check in on your own device when you arrive. Ask us about using mobile registration to make your next visit simpler and faster!

We are partnering with Phreesia to help you save time registering for your appointment. Use mobile check-in to register from any smartphone, tablet or computer from the privacy of your own home. Checking in on your device saves you time and ensures your information is always up to date!

Our Team

Dr. Rob Headrick
J. Rob Headrick, MD

Thoracic Surgeon

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Ashley Miller
Ashley Miller, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith, ACNP

Nurse Practitioner 

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Marlana Spiva
Marlana Spiva, RN

Registered Nurse

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Matthew Worley
Matthew Worley, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

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Second Opinion Clinic

If you’ve been told it’s lung cancer, the thought of living with this disease and going through treatment can be overwhelming. Some might even feel like giving up hope. But at CHI Memorial, you have options in this fight.  For the last 50 years, little improvement was made in how lung cancer was treated – but that’s changing. Breakthroughs in drug therapies, radiation and surgical techniques are helping people live longer and better lives than we ever thought possible. 

At CHI Memorial, our team of lung cancer experts are on your side in the fight against cancer, and use the latest staging, diagnostic and interventional technologies, advanced radiation and chemotherapy, and cutting-edge surgical techniques available in the region. 

Unless you’re receiving care from a team who is focused only on treating lung cancer, you may be missing out on the latest approaches to beating this disease. If you’ve received a diagnosis you don’t understand, we want to talk with you. We want to help.  

Please call (423) 495-5864 (LUNG) if you have any questions. 

Patient Forms

Bringing the appropriate forms with you to your appointment along with your insurance cards will save you time in office and make your waiting time as short as possible. 

Breathe Easy Mobile Lung CT Coach

Early Detection Saves Lives

CHI Memorial’s Breathe Easy mobile lung CT coach allows us to take low-dose CT lung screening out into our communities and reach people who may not have access or the opportunity to get this scan otherwise. Learn more 

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CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center

2108 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 495-5864

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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