Geraldo Holguin, M.D. Joins CHI Memorial Medical Group

Monday, February 19, 2018

CHI Memorial Medical Group announces Geraldo Holguin, M.D., has joined Buz Standefer Lung Center. 

Dr. Holguin received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.  He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  He completed fellowships in pulmonary/critical care medicine and infectious diseases at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Ms.  Dr. Holguin is board certified in internal medicine, infectious diseases, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  He is bilingual, with fluency in English and Spanish.
Dr. Holguin joins Carlos Baleeiro, M.D.; Krish Bhadra, M.D.; Asad Javed, M.D.; Catherine Martinez, M.D.; Nathan Mull, M.D.; Chad Paxson, M.D.; Hisham Qutob, M.D.; Pamela Sud, M.D.; Kristen Wright-Miranda, AG-ACNP-BC; and Bjorn Spoon, PA-C at Buz Standefer Lung Center. 

The practice has two offices located at 725 Glenwood Dr., Suite E-500 in Chattanooga, and 2051 Hamill Road, Suite 205 in Hixson. 

To schedule an appointment, or for more information, call 423-495-2635.

Chattanooga CARES Begins Syringe Exchange Program Addressing Opioid Crisis In TN

Syringe Trade and Education Program of TN is being initiated and operated by Chattanooga CARES starting Monday to tackle the underlying community health concerns created by the opioid epidemic. "The purpose behind Chattanooga CARES launching STEP TN is to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and other blood borne diseases, reduce needle stick injuries to law enforcement ... (click for more)

Matters Of The Mind: A Sereies On Memory Loss Begins March 22 At CHI

CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging is starting a series called Matters of the Mind: A Series on Memory Loss.  The first session will be held Thursday, March 22 from 6-7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson’s Professional Office Building, 2051 Hamill Road, third floor conference room, in Hixson.     The topic will be “The Dementia Umbrella: Types of Dementia.”  ... (click for more)

Volkswagen Sets Press Conference To Announce New Project; Governor Haslam To Attend

Volkswagen has called a press conference at its Chattanooga plant on Monday to announce "a new project." Governor Bill Haslam is among those set to attend. Also taking part will be Antonio Pinto, president and CEO of the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant, and Hinrich J. Woebcken, president and CEO of Volkswagen group of America. The announcement will be at 2:30 p.m. at the plant ... (click for more)

Clark D. Nolan, Accused Of Imprisoning And Assaulting Wife, Found Competent To Stand Trial

A Graysville, Tn., man who allegedly strangled, assaulted and threatened to kill his wife while holding her prisoner in their home is competent to stand trial, according to two forensic evaluators. Psychologist Robert W. Brown Jr. and forensic coordinator Todd Wiggins reported to Sequatchie County General Sessions Court that they evaluated Clark Dean Nolan on charges of aggravated ... (click for more)

Why Are Pictures Of Our President And Vice President Not Hanging At Our Federal Courthouse?

I would like to know why the pictures of our President and Vice President have not been hung in our Federal Courthouse. They have been approved by the White House. Every time I call they tell me they are on order. Tommy Fryar (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

As your dress in your best green outfit today so you can join in the Saint Patrick’s Day revelry, here’s a conversation that was overhead at an Irish pub in Killarney. Finnegan is sitting in his favorite corner, using some of the proceeds after selling his friend Michael a donkey. Suddenly Michael bolts in the door and yells, “Hey, Finnegan, that donkey you sold me went and died.' ... (click for more)