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J. Rob Headrick, MD

J. Rob Headrick, MD

CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center

Dr. Rob Headrick is chief of thoracic surgery and medical dyad leader of oncology services at CHI Memorial Rees Skillern Cancer Institute. He specializes in chest and lung cancer care. 

Dr. Headrick completed his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University and attended medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Headrick completed a general surgery residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga and a fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. 

Dr. Headrick is board certified in both general and thoracic surgery. In 2014, he completed an MBA from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Dr. Headrick is a Chattanooga native and returned to his hometown to begin his cardiothoracic career


Dr. Headrick talk about the Breathe. Easy. mobile lung CT coach, the first of its kind in the nation.

Dr. Headrick discusses the benefit of lung CT screening for the early detection of lung cancer. 

Dr. Headrick discusses lung cancer screening.