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The Chattanooga Heart Institute Welcomes New Cardiologist and Cardiothoracic Surgeon

The Chattanooga Heart Institute is pleased to welcome Neal Miller, MD, cardiologist, and Vanessa Miller, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon.

Dr. Neal Miller earned his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His speciality is cardiac imaging.

Dr. Vanessa Miller earned her medical degree from the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC.  She completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

At The Chattanooga Heart Institute, Drs. Neal and Vanessa Miller join 27 cardiologists and three cardiothoracic surgeons.  This team of experts is the region’s heart leader – providing compassionate care while effectively treating heart disease, no matter how complex. The Chattanooga Heart Institute’s board‐certified cardiologists—including specialists in interventional procedures, electrophysiology, imaging, and vascular disease—exceed national standards for education, training, and skill.  Their collaboration with cardiothoracic surgeons means they can offer the most comprehensive cardiac care in the area. 

Earlier this year, CHI Memorial was named one of the 2024 PINC AI™ 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™.  In 2023, CHI Memorial was named best regional hospital by the U.S. News and World Report.  The healthcare system’s cardiac team was also recognized by the U.S. News in 2023 as ‘high performing’ in the treatment for heart attack, heart failure, and heart bypass surgery.  They are dedicated to providing patients with exceptional care using cutting-edge technology. 

The Chattanooga Heart Institute offers seven convenient locations in Tennessee and North Georgia.   For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (423) 697-2000.  Learn more at

Dr. Neal Miller

Dr. Neal Miller, Cardiologist

Dr. Vanessa Miller

Dr. Vanessa Miller, Cardiothoracic Surgeon