Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital

  • Health & Health Related Services
3990 East Hwy U.S. 64 Alt
Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-8161
  • About

    Erlanger Health System is an academic medical center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and is a Level-One Trauma Center for adults. Children’s Hospital at Erlanger is also the region’s only pediatric hospital providing the highest level of trauma, critical and inpatient care, as well as the region’s only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. Erlanger is the only provider of tertiary care services spanning a 50,000 square-mile region encompassing southeast Tennessee, northwest Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. The health system consists of six hospitals and seven emergency departments, provides medical services for a fleet of six helicopters and offers centers of excellence in neurosciences, cancer care, heart and lung services, orthopaedics, urology, surgery, primary care, bariatrics, women’s services, pediatrics, and trauma. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is the tenth largest public healthcare system in the United States and the largest employer in Chattanooga, Tenn. Each year, 600,000 people are treated by the team of healthcare professionals who are part of Erlanger. Visit