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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.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

Services Quick Links

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.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Decked out in head-to-toe green scrubs, our Certified Surgical Techs (CSTs) are hard at work making sure our operating rooms run smoothly. Happy Surgical Tech (CST) week!Learn about Fort Sanders Regional's surgical services: www.fsregional.com/surgery/ ... See MoreSee Less

September 24th, 5:10 pm  ·  

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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is sharing a COVID-19 Update.
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A daily dashboard has been created to inform the public about COVID-19 hospitalizations at Fort Sanders Regional and across the Covenant Health of East Tennessee system. This dashboard will be updated daily Monday – Friday at noon. Click here for more information: www.covenanthealth.com/covid-19-dashboard/ ... See MoreSee Less

September 24th, 12:06 pm  ·  

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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is sharing a COVID-19 Update.
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
A daily dashboard has been created to inform the public about COVID-19 hospitalizations at Fort Sanders Regional and across the Covenant Health of East Tennessee system. This dashboard will be updated daily Monday – Friday at noon. Click here for more information: www.covenanthealth.com/covid-19-dashboard/ ... See MoreSee Less

September 23rd, 1:48 pm  ·  

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“It’s really weird being sick and not feeling good by yourself,” Foster says of being so far from home, “but it was just amazing the way everybody treated me. I felt like I was king of the castle.”When Arizona truck driver Dave Foster hit the road for a new job, he didn’t expect to receive life-saving stroke treatment at Fort Sanders Regional. Now, he’s back home and feeling blessed that he was in the right place at the right time.Read more: www.fsregional.com/an-unexpected-detour/ #StrokeMonth ... See MoreSee Less

September 23rd, 10:33 am  ·  

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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is sharing a COVID-19 Update.
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
A daily dashboard has been created to inform the public about COVID-19 hospitalizations at Fort Sanders Regional and across the Covenant Health of East Tennessee system. This dashboard will be updated daily Monday – Friday at noon. Click here for more information: www.covenanthealth.com/covid-19-dashboard/ ... See MoreSee Less

September 22nd, 12:06 pm  ·  

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Congrats to Speak Up! winner Melissa Aminstani, who works in cardiology! Melissa puts her patients first at Fort Sanders Regional and Covenant Health of East Tennessee. ... See MoreSee Less

September 21st, 2:11 pm  ·  

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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

  • August 2021 DAISY Award Winner – Chi Allen

    Congratulations to August 2021 DAISY Award winner Chi Allen!

  • Celebrating Excellence at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    See our team members who have received employee recognitions including the DAISY award, the FLAME award and the Covenant Health Speak Up! award.

  • May 2021 DAISY Award Winner – Cindy Smith

    Congratulations to May 2021 DAISY Award winner Cindy Smith!

  • Welcome Henry Shiflett, DO

    We’re proud to welcome infectious disease specialist Henry Shiflett, DO to KIDC, Covenant Health and Covenant Medical Group. Learn more.

  • A Heart on the Mend

    After time spent at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center and Fort Sanders Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Michael Ensor is back on his feet.

  • Welcome Joshua Miller, MD

    Welcome Joshua Miller, MD to our neurosurgical team at TN Brain and Spine and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Learn more.

  • FLAME Award Winner – Kelly Johnson

    Congratulations to FLAME Award winner Kelly Johnson!

Find more articles like this on the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center blog.