Erlanger Kicks Off New Location For Sports And Health Institute

Friday, September 15, 2017

Erlanger Health System announces the opening of a new branch of the Erlanger Sports and Health Institute on East Third Street. 

The new location is the first of its kind for the Chattanooga area with comprehensive care located in one center. This location houses specialists for orthopaedics, cardiology, neurology, primary care and physical therapy in a comprehensive center devoted to those who lead active lifestyles. The Erlanger Sports and Health Institute delivers a complete range of services, treating a variety of sports-related issues such as general sprains, difficulty breathing, and concussion evaluations. 

“Patients can receive their annual sports physical, be assessed for a concussion or cardiac issues or be seen for sports related illnesses,” said Bill Moore-Smith, MD, director of sports medicine at Erlanger Sports and Health Institute. “This center is built to take care of the active population, not just those who participate on a sports team. We are bringing comprehensive sports medicine to the community and making it more accessible through our walk-in clinics.” 

The location on East Third Street offers a daily walk-in clinic staffed by orthopaedic specialists. Acute injuries and sports related illnesses are managed at the walk-in clinic and patients are not required to already have care established with the group.  

The Erlanger Sports and Health Institute Walk-In Clinic is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The new Erlanger Sports and Health Institute is at 1100 East Third St., Suite G-102. For more information or to schedule an appointment please visit www.erlanger.org/sportsmed or call 778-3390.



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