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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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Welcome Dr. Leinonen! We are excited to have you on our team.We're proud to welcome board-certified thoracic surgeon Petros Leinonen, MD to East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. bit.ly/2ukMEEz ... See MoreSee Less

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If you have considered bariatric surgery, but are unsure if you are a candidate, take our simple self-assessment online here: www.fsregional.com/bariatrics/bariatrics-eligibility/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Were you touched by an outstanding nurse who went above and beyond to deliver incredible care to you or a loved one while at Fort Sanders Regional? Nominate him or her for the DAISY Award here: fsregional.com/daisy ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome 2018 pharmacy residents! We are excited to have you on our team. You can learn more about the pharmacy residency program here: www.fsregional.com/pharmacy-residency-program/ ... See MoreSee Less

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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

  • Covenant Health plans $115 million expansion at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to address community need

    To meet immediate and long-term health care needs in the community, Covenant Health today announced plans for a $115 million expansion and modernization of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center that includes new critical care and intermediate care beds and emergency department rooms.

  • Back in the Saddle

    After spine surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, Michelle Rose is finally free from the suffering that held her back for so long.

  • Welcome Petros Leinonen, MD

    East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group is proud to welcome Petros Leinonen, MD to our cardiovascular and thoracic surgical team. Learn more.

  • Volunteer Stephen Minister Training Offered at Fort Sanders

    The Pastoral Care Department at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center will host a Stephen Ministry information meeting on August 9

  • May DAISY Award Winner – Mark Ellison

    Mark Ellison, a RN on 3 North, is the recipient of the May DAISY Award.

  • I am Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. I am Covenant Health.

    View our featured employees from the latest I am Covenant Health Campaign. 

  • A Good Investment

    After researching weight loss options for almost two years, Sabb finally decided to call the office of Mark Colquitt, MD, and was invited to attend a seminar where she could learn more.

  • Ban That Tan!

    If you’re planning to soak up some sunshine for a golden tan this summer, here’s a suggestion: Don’t.

  • Rockin’ to the Top: Nurse beats crippling syndrome to reach goal

    Nurse Nicole Burton was surprised to learn that she had rhabdomyolysis, a rare muscle-wasting syndrome. But after inpatient and outpatient therapy at Patricia Neal, Nicole Burton conquered her next goal: rock climbing.

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