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Trystan White, MSN, CNM

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology


Trystan White MSN, CNM is a certified Nurse Midwife Specialist at Galen OB/GYN. Born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she attended the University of Chattanooga where she graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She later went on to receive her Master’s of Science in Nursing from
Frontier Nursing University.

Trystan has been working in healthcare for over 20 years. Prior to becoming a midwife, Trystan worked as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery unit as well as the postpartum unit for 16 years. Trystan believes in educating all her patients to help better achieve all their health goals and build lasting relationships through their care. For her, there is no better experience than being present for women as they grow their families. She is an expert in natural childbirth and loves to use natural and complementary medicine.

In her free time, Trystan enjoys reading by the pool and spending time with her husband, John and son, Jace. They love baseball, exploring all of Chattanooga’s great outdoor activities such as hiking, and trying out all the excellent food Chattanooga has to offer.



Galen Midwifery

1651 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 101 A

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Hours of Operation:



Trystan believes in educating all her patients to help better achieve all their health goals and build lasting relationships through their care.


B.S. | University of Chattanooga

M.S. | Frontier Nursing University



Erlanger Women’s East 

Erlanger Baroness Hospital

Parkridge East Hospital


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.