Erlanger Adds 2 New Pulmonologists To Erlanger Pulmonary And Critical Care Team

  • Monday, September 18, 2023
Erlanger announces the addition of Drs. Susan Taylor and Brett Schaeffer to its list of providers.

Dr. Taylor, FCCP, is a doctor joining the Pulmonary and Critical Care team at Erlanger East Hospital.
Dr. Taylor received her bachelor's degree from Rhodes College. After that, she went on to receive her doctor of medicine from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Memphis, where she also completed her internship in family practice, residency in internal medicine and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care.
She started her medical career at the Baptist Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Memphis. Since then, she has built up her resume working at hospitals across Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee. Her special interests include, but are not limited to, geriatric medicine, sleep disorder management and cardiovascular critical care. When Dr. Taylor is not at work, you can find her spending time with her husband and pets.

Dr. Schaeffer, is a board-certified pulmonologist who joined Erlanger Pulmonary and Critical Care at Erlanger Baroness Hospital. He received his doctor of medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, Ca. There, he completed his residency in internal medicine. He completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at the University of California, Davis Health. Dr. Schaeffer is a member of many organizations, including the American Thoracic Society, American Lung Association and American Medical Association. He has been awarded numerous awards, such as the Resident Teacher of the Year from Loma Linda University in 2020. When he is not taking care of patients, you can find him playing softball, in the outdoors or with his wife and poodle, Philly.

“We are excited to see our crucial Pulmonary and Critical Care team grow at Erlanger. Erlanger continues to bring accomplished and dedicated physicians to our community. The addition of these specialists highlights our dedication to providing care for everyone and serving our mission,” said Dr. Jensen Hyde, chief medical officer at Erlanger.
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