Chattanooga Banking




Several banks offer excellent services for UT College of Medicine Chattanooga residents and fellows.


Cornerstone Community Bank
Cornerstone bank is a locally owned and operated full service bank with serveral branch locations throughout Chattanooga:  Downtown Chattanooga, East Ridge, East Brainerd (Gunbarrel Road), and Hixson.  It offers personal banking services for resident physicians whereby a bank staff member will "come to you" if needed.  Checking account features include:  FDIC insured, monthly image statements, no charge for "Fingertip Banking," no charge for internet banking or online bill payments, overdraft proection available*, Visa credit card available*, Debit card available*, unlimited check writing ability, ATM card, and no charge for using Cornerstone's ATMs.  For more information contact 423-385-3000 or visit the website at:  Be sure to identify yourself as a new UT Resident or Fellow Physician.


First Tennessee Bank has a branch located within Erlanger and offers excellent banking packages for residents.  Be sure to identify yourself as a new UT Resident or Fellow Physician.  Click on the link below to access their information:

First Tennessee Medical Center Branch
979 E. 3rd St (1st Floor Erlanger Medical Mall near Elevator A), Chattanooga, TN 37403.  Phone:  423-209-2630.  Fax:  423-209-2635.  FirstLink (800) 382-5465.  Bank website:  The Branch Manager is Melinda Davidson,


Also, First Tennessee has a special Private Client Financial Services for physicians, located at the Medical Center Branch.  They offer special MD financing arrangements.  Ask for Maureen Ragland at 423-209-2628.  Same fax as above.  Email: Maureen Ragland at   


SunTrust Bank:  Although Sun Trust Bank does not have a branch office located within Erlanger, there is a branch on Third Street at 2201 East Third Street, 37404.  Phone (423) 622-4413.  Fax (423) 697-7080.  There is also a downtown branch at 736 Market Street, 37402.  Phone:  (423) 757-3714.  Fax (423) 757-3117, and other locations throughout Chattanooga,  Bank website: .


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 (Information updated 3/24/2014)


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