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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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The halls are decked at Fort Sanders Regional, and look who's back! Reggie the Regional Elf brought these beautiful 100th Anniversary ornaments to decorate our trees. Wonder what mischief he will get into this year? #fsr100thanniversary ... 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

  • Tennessee Council on Volunteers Honors Retired FSRMC Nurse

    When Helen Vaughan looks back on her 40 years in nursing, she says it all must have begun with a gift from her parents. Helen’s caring spirit earned her the 2019 Volunteer of the Year award from the Tennessee Council on Volunteers.

  • Count on Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Count on Covenant Health.

    Count on Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Count on Covenant Health.

  • Welcome Kendra Bellamy, FNP-BC

    We’re proud to welcome certified family nurse practitioner Kendra Bellamy, FNP-BC, who joins our board-certified neurologists. Learn more.

  • Hooked On Heart Health

    Jeff Sharpe’s “big one” wasn’t a fish – it was a heart attack that left him unresponsive for more than four minutes. It took two shocks from the paddles, four stents and FSRMC’s 12-week, 36-session cardiac rehab program to set him on a new path to healthy living.

  • Resisting the Rest

    James Kaufman works in the Food Services department of Fort Sanders Regional. Surrounded by coffee containers in the hospital coffee shop, he remembers a time when even a good dose of caffeine couldn’t keep him alert.

  • Four Legged Happiness

    While each of our volunteers are different from the next, one group in particular stands out. These volunteers have wagging tails, wet noses and furry paws, and their job is to provide animal-assisted therapy to our patients.

  • September DAISY Award Winner – Kristy Fee

    Kristy Fee, a nurse on our medical-surgical floor, has been awarded Fort Sanders Regional’s September DAISY Award!

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