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Galen Ridgeside
Accepting New Patients

If you are looking for the best in women’s health care, look no further than Galen OB/GYN, Ridgeside. Our team provides the best care for all stages of a woman’s life.


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Melanie Blake, MD, MBA
Accepting New Patients

Melanie Blake, MD, MBA is a board-certified internal medicine physician spearheading Lifestyle Medicine at Galen. She was born and raised in Central Alabama.


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Convenient Quality Care
(423) 497-5359

At Galen, we strive to provide convenient care for our patients when they need us most. We know that illness and injury do not always occur during regular office hours.


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COVID-19 Update

Due to the amount of COVID-19 testing, we will not be administering COVID-19 tests for vacation travel.

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Chris Lowe, Board-Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Chris Lowe is a board-certified dermatologist at Galen Dermatology...

Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, and the team at Galen is celebrating the health and wellness of our male patients and their families...


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COVID-19 Testing Update

Due to an increase in COVID-19 testing, we will not be administering COVID-19 tests for vacation travel.
If you believe you are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms and need to be tested please call our COVID-19 hotline at 423‑618‑9006.


The physicians and staff of Galen Medical Group provide evidence based care and patient-friendly services to adults and children of all ages. Our medical group offers several medical specialties throughout the Chattanooga region to better serve you. 


Jennifer D. Mercer, DNP, CNM

Galen OB/GYN specializes in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders for woman of all ages. We take a compassionates and responsive approach to obstetric and gynecological care from adolescence through childbirth and beyond.

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Christopher Lowe, M.D.

At Galen Dermatology we specialize in the treating diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. Our dermatologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of skin disorders and possess training in various procedures, such as dermatologic surgery, cosmetic surgery, and cosmetic procedures.

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Asma S.Khan, M.D.

The Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Galen is devoted to the management of metabolic disorders and other hormonal problems. Our practice helps individuals manage their goals by using a comprehensive approach, individualized education and the latest technology to provide endocrine management adapted to your lifestyle.

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Susan Gouge, D.O.

At Galen Mountain View Medicine, formerly Mountain View Medicine, care is at the core of what we do. Our practice is committed to providing your family. Located on Apison Pike in Ooltewah, TN our providers, like Susan Gouge, D.O. deliver your healthcare with the highest level of passion and medical expertise.

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Sheena Gamble

Sheena Gamble, D.O., FACOG

Sheena Gamble, D.O., is a specialist in OB/GYN. She is originally from Ooltewah, TN, and attended the University of Chattanooga where she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She then attended the College of Osteopathic Medicine-Virginia Campus in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Gamble completed her residency at USC School of Medicine-Greenville Campus.

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Carrie Durante,

Carrie Durante is a board-certified Physician Assistant at Galen Digestive Health. She attended Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia, where she received her bachelor’s degree in science. She obtained her Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Elizabeth Fluhrer, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Elizabeth “Callie” Fluhrer is a board-certified family nurse practitioner at Galen Digestive Health. She attended the University of South Carolina, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2004. She graduated magna cum laude. Later, she went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing from Simmons University in 2021, where she was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.

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Sandra Aaron,

Sandra Aaron graduated in 2020 from Southern Adventist University with her doctorate degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with her bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. After receiving her BSN, Sandra worked as a nurse for 13 years in the NICU and in surgery, before going back to become a Nurse Practitioner.

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Kathryn Dinh,

Kathryn Dinh, MD is a board-certified endocrinologist with special interests in osteoporosis, calcium, thyroid, adrenal, and pituitary disorders, as well as endocrine cancers. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed residency and fellowship at University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Dinh's passion for helping people lead whole, purposeful lives led her to pursue a career in medicine.

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Know where you stand. Galen Health and Wellness offers programs to help patients with Prediabetes and Diabetes Education.


Our mission is to elevate the health of our community through multiple medical specialties providing excellent care delivered with wisdom, compassion, integrity and a commitment to technology, education and scientific inquiry.