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Welcome to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Welcome to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center where you will find award-winning, certified and accredited care for a host of medical specialties. We are located in Knoxville, Tennessee at the foot of the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke.  We are also the region’s leader in technology,  offering multiple options for bariatric surgery – including robotics; minimally invasive spine surgery; door to balloon times for heart attack patients below the national average and a hip fracture center that increases diagnosis, surgery and recovery for hip patients.

Top people and advanced capabilities for specialized treatment

  • More than 600 top physicians in 45 specialties and over 1,000 outstanding nurses, technologists, therapists, pharmacists, dieticians and others
  • The most advanced diagnostics, leading-edge surgery and the latest technology

The quality of care at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Joint Commission that inspects hospitals, the U.S. Department of Health and leading independent standards associations.

Fort Sanders Regional is proud of our performance on a variety of quality indicators.

Our focus is on you – our patient and customer. We strive to make your visit to Fort Sanders an excellent experience for both you and your family members. We know you have a choice and thank you for choosing Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

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The cutting-edge programs offered at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center constantly adapt to meet the needs of our community and to align with technological advances in the medical field.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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Look at what our Nurse Residents are up to today!

Educational sessions like this one support newly-graduated nurses and help them successfully transition from the educational setting to the fast paced hospital environment. #nurseresidency #newgrads
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July 20th, 12:50 pm  ·  

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The Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 2016 Appreciation Luncheon was held at the Four Points Sheraton Cumberland House this Spring in honor of all the volunteers who give a helping hand at the hospital.

Over 100 volunteers attended along with many hospital staff who wished the volunteers well and praised the 70 year history of the Auxiliary and six volunteer programs – Stephen Ministers, Fellowship, Heartstrings, Peer, HABIT Pet Therapy, and College Students.

CEO Keith Altshuler kicked off the program with a glowing report of volunteer hours dedicated in 2016 – 46,000 hours! CFO Ron Beeler and PNRC VP Leslie Irwin accepted the 2016 Auxiliary Check for patient services and equipment - $240,000! The proceeds are raised by the Fort Sanders Hospital Gift Shop coordinated by Joan Howard (also pictured).
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Patients & Visitors

Information about the amenities available to our patients and their visitors can be found here.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center News


Brain surgery without the “surgery” is possible. Fort Sanders has the newest and most advanced Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion machine, one of...

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Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial...

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Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial...

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After bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Jim Johnson brags ““I’m on no diabetes medication whatsoever, no insulin and...

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He jumped out of airplanes 102 times during his 25-year Army career and spent the Vietnam Warin Korea getting shot at...

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Covenant Health was among only 44 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to make the lists of “America’s...

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School teacher Stephanie Blackstock remembers staring out at the world from inside a body that was rendered helpless. She...

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After an emotional service memorializing her late husband and others who had passed away, Jessie Hood, 81, began experiencing...

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