Erlanger Medical Group Hires Drs. Matthew Oliver, Laura Thomas And Jenifer Herra
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Dr. Matthew Oliver, gynecologic oncologist, Erlanger Women’s Oncology
Dr. Laura Thomas, pediatric neurologist, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
Dr. Jenifer Herra, internal medicine physician, Erlanger Primary Care Cleveland
Erlanger Medical Group announces the hiring of Drs. Matthew Oliver, Laura Thomas and Jenifer Herra.
Matthew Oliver, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist at Erlanger Women’s Oncology, 102 Central Ave. in Chattanooga. Dr. Oliver attended medical school at East Tennessee State University and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga. Following a gynecologic oncology fellowship at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I., Dr.
Oliver joined the faculty there. It was during this time that he was selected as the Women’s Reproductive Health Research Scholar through the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Oliver plans to use his research experience to expand clinical trials available through Erlanger to women with gynecologic malignancies. To make an appointment with Dr. Oliver, call 423-266-3636.
Laura Thomas, DO, is a pediatric neurologist with Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Before pursuing a career in medicine, Dr. Thomas worked as a high school science teacher. She attended the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, SC, and completed two residencies – one in pediatrics at Memorial Health in Savannah, Ga., and the other in pediatric neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC, where she served as chief resident. To make an appointment with Dr. Thomas, call 423-778-5437.
Jenifer Herra, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine and obesity medicine physician who is accepting new patients at Erlanger Primary Care in Cleveland, 4312 Holiday Inn Expressway, Suite 202. After attending Southern Adventist University for her undergraduate education, she decided to return to the Chattanooga area following medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine in the West Indies. She completed residency training in internal medicine at Erlanger, affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga. Dr. Herra’s special areas of interest include lifestyle medicine and obesity medicine, in which she has earned board-certification. To make an appointment with Dr. Herra, call 423-778-9671.