CHI Memorial offers surgical expertise, the latest technology and support for area surgeons who perform some of the most intricate, minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures. In addition to cardiac, cancer and orthopedic surgeries, specialties include bariatric, gastroenterology, general surgery, gynecology, neurology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, pain management, plastic surgery and urology.
Inpatient and outpatient procedures are provided at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson.
High-tech surgical suites at Memorial Hospital feature advanced endoscopic surgical technology with ceiling-mounted equipment, touch panel video screens, multiple cameras and digital imaging capabilities. The da Vinci® robotic surgical system provides superior 3-D visualization for minimally invasive gynecology and urology conditions, and lithotripsy provides noninvasive treatment of kidney stones.
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Jaime Ponce, MD, Joins CHI Memorial Medical Group
Dr. Ponce has been practicing bariatric surgery since 1998. He works with each person to develop the best plan for long-term weight loss success, leading to better overall health.> learn more