The Erlanger Health System is a multi-hospital system with five hospitals based in Chattanooga: the Baroness Hospital, Children's Hospital at Erlanger, Erlanger North Hospital, Erlanger East Hospital, and Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital, located in Pikeville, TN. Erlanger is the 7th largest public hospital in the United States and has been recognized as ''Chattanooga's number one hospital'' by U.S. News and World Report.Erlanger is the tri-state region's only Level I Trauma Center, providing the highest level of trauma care for adults. Erlanger has five LIFE FORCE air ambulances in its fleet, two based in Tennessee, two in North Georgia and one in Winchester, TN. Children's Hospital at Erlanger houses the region's only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as well as a pediatric trauma team, Emergency Center, and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
Erlanger also serves as the region's only academic teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga Campus.
The Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center, recognized for its world-class stroke and neurosciences program, is the fourth largest interventional stroke program in the United States.
Erlanger is part of the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network that includes 56 hospitals and 4000 participating physicians and clinicians.
Each year, more than a quarter of a million people are treated by the team of healthcare professionals who are part of Erlanger.