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Megan Coffey, NP

Specialist in Family Medicine

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Megan Coffey, a Chattanooga native, is a certified Family Practitioner at Galen Flash Clinic. Megan grew up on Lookout Mountain in Georgia and graduated from Girls Preparatory School here in Chattanooga. She graduated with her undergraduate in nursing from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Then she obtained her graduate degree in nursing for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Megan has been in the medical field for a total of 12 years. She was a registered nurse for eight years and has been a family nurse practitioner for the past three years. Megan has been surrounded by medicine all of her life. Her philosophy is to effectively listen to patients’ thoughts and concerns during their time together. She is a big advocate when it comes to patient education.

Megan has been happily married for ten years and has a 6-year-old daughter and a 3-year-old son. Her ideal day off work includes spending time with her family in the greater Chattanooga area. Her hobbies include being outdoors, hiking, and tent camping. Her favorite parts of Chattanooga are the eclectic food that the city has to offer around town and the beautiful hiking trails.

I'M LOCATED AT

School Based Health Clinic – Chattanooga Christian School

3354 Charger Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37409

Hours of Operations

BEEN IN PRACTICE:

3 years.

MY CARE PHILOSOPHY:

I want my patients to know that I am truly listening to them during our time together. I am also a big advocate when it comes to patient education. I want my patients to understand how their bodies work, what happens when there is something wrong, and how different treatments may help. 

MY EDUCATION:

MSN | University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 

BSN | University of Tennessee at Knoxville

SERVICES & PATIENT RESOURCES:

Women’s healthcare services require compassion and expertise. Here at Galen OB/GYN we provide comprehensive, specialized obstetric and gynecological care with the highest regard for patient satisfaction to meet a woman’s needs throughout her lifetime. Whether you are planning a family, staying healthy with routine care, or having health difficulties, our provider’s have the wisdom and medical expertise to help you make informed decisions about your healthcare. 

Some of our services include:

  • Obstetrics
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Gynecology
  • Women’s Medicine & Surgery
  • 3D/4D Ultrasound
  • Birthing Classes

Galen’s Labor and Delivery teams are here to help make your birthing experience everything you want it to be. We work closely with you to support your healthcare choices, such as medicated or non-medicated labor and other birthing practices or aids. We strive for a vaginal delivery and only recommend a C-section if your health or your baby’s health is at risk.

Labor and Delivery expectations:

 

Support for your birth plan, your delivery team will work with you to support your birth plan choices, including:

  • Having an medicated or non-medicated labor
  • Having a support, family members, or friends present at the time of your child’s birth
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Skin-to-skin bonding time immediately after delivey

 

Immediate access to specialty care, mothers who deliver with Galen have healthy pregnancies and uncomplicated deliveries. However, if additional care is required for you or your baby:

  • Our High-Risk Obstetrics team specializes in providing the most advanced, nurturing care for complex health problems.
  • Our Neonatology team provides word class care for newborn babies with critical or special care needs.

 

Comfort management during labor available 24 hours a day:

  • For women who desire a medicated labor or require a C-section, our obstetric anesthesia service is always available in Labor and Delivery.

Are you prepared for your newest arrival?

Galen OB/GYN wants to help with a  

Complete Childbirth Class  

Topics include:

  • Labor
  • Breathing & Relaxation techniques
  • Birth Plans
  • Post-partum lifestyle
  • Newborn Care Basics
  • Tour of Erlanger East

Classes are taught by a Registered Labor and Delivery Nurse and Cost: $65.00

Saturday Classes: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday Classes: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

For more information see a receptionist or call us at  (423) 899-9133.