scroll to top of page

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.

Facebook Feed

Facebook Posts

Happy Surgical Tech Week! We couldn’t perform the countless surgeries performed here each year without your hard work. Tag a surgical tech you know in the comments. ... See MoreSee Less

September 22nd, 11:35 am  ·  

View on Facebook

We know that navigating the hospital can be a bit challenging, but thanks to our new Ask Me! Volunteers, we can help you find your way. Look out for volunteers wearing the Ask Me button the next time you are here. Learn more about the volunteer opportunities available at Fort Sanders Regional here: ... See MoreSee Less

September 20th, 11:00 am  ·  

View on Facebook

Are you one of millions of Americans who take a low-dose or “baby” aspirin daily to reduce their risk for heart attack and stroke - should you or shouldn't you? Learn more: ... See MoreSee Less

September 18th, 9:58 am  ·  

View on Facebook

Patients & Visitors

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

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center News

  • Jessica Mather and family

    “Clear drape” brings baby’s arrival into view for C-section moms Ophthalmologist Jessica Mather, MD, knew she would have a...

    Read more

  • September 17-23 is Environmental Services Appreciation Week at Fort Sanders Regional! The environmental services team works tirelessly to keep the hospital...

    Read more

  • Nursery worker Savannah Coker, RN, was nominated by a patient for providing compassionate care after the birth of her...

    Read more

  • The Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Gift Shop has been nominated for the Knoxville News Sentinel’s Best of Knoxville!...

    Read more

  • Stroke survivor lives to tell her story It was one of Alline Little’s little secrets: The medication she took...

    Read more

  • Children and teens can get their hands on plenty of junk food, fast food, and other treats throughout the...

    Read more

  • Fort Sanders Perinatal Center and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center offer moms purposeful distraction activities during long hospital stays....

    Read more

  • Mary Jeffers goes the distance for hernia repair A series of choices led Mary Jeffers from Kingsport to Fort...

    Read more