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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 in a variety 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 in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures 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, latest technologies, and leading-edge surgery techniques

The quality of care at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission, a national accrediting agency for healthcare organizations, the U.S. Department of Health and other leading associations which measure hospital performance and outcomes.

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

Our focus is on you – our patients and customers. 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 we 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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Last night, over 30 EMS providers joined Fort Sanders physicians Dr. Arthur Moore and Dr. Mary Dillon as they spoke on cutting-edge stroke treatment and rehabilitation. Any day we can give back to our EMS teams is a great day in our book! ... See MoreSee Less

September 15th, 1:19 pm  ·  

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All area EMS providers - come join us tonight for stroke education and dinner with the docs! ... See MoreSee Less

September 14th, 1:31 pm  ·  

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Attention all area EMS workers, you are invited to attend a stroke education event on September 14!

CEUs will be offered - we hope to see you there!
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September 8th, 11:16 am  ·  

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Covenant Health organizations have been recognized for patient satisfaction by Professional Research Consultants (PRC), a nationally known healthcare marketing research company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

PRC researches the opinions of former Covenant Health patients via a confidential phone survey which assesses perceptions of patient care.

This year’s PRC awards for Covenant Health include 5-Star awards and 4-Star awards. Five-star awards are given to facilities, departments or service areas that score in the top 10 percent (at or above the 90th percentile) of PRC’s database based on the number of patients who rate the service area “Excellent” in overall quality of care. Four-star awards are given to facilities, departments or service areas that score in the top 25 percent based on number of patient ratings for excellence in overall quality of care.

Congrats to our award-winning departments!

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
4-star award, Outpatient Services

Thompson Cancer Survival Center
5-star awards, PET and Outpatient Services

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center
5-star award, Brain Injury/Spinal Cord injury Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

5-star award, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

Crystal Award, Top Performer for Overall Quality of Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
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September 8th, 10:22 am  ·  

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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center shared Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center's post. ... See MoreSee Less

The 32nd annual Pat Neal Golf Classic numbers are in! Yesterday over $240,000 rolled in to support the many programs and services of the rehab center!The commitment and compassion of nearly 200 go...

August 23rd, 3:14 pm  ·  

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Fort Sanders Regional is home to a brand new cardiac and pulmonary rehab facility! The new space is over 5,000 square feet and includes new exercise equipment and a full locker room.

We look forward to better serving patients in our new facility and contributing to their heart and lung health! Here are some pictures from our open house celebration.
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August 11th, 11:44 am  ·  

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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


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    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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