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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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Our leadership strives to help Fort Sanders Regional be the first and best choice in our community. Congratulations Jessica Harvey, nurse manager of our nephrology department for receiving her CNML (Certified Nurse Manager and Leader) from the American Organization of Nurse Executives! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you considered if bariatric surgery is right for you? Join us for a free informational bariatric seminar on Thursday, August 22 to learn more about the procedure. To learn more, visit: ... 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

  • Out of Africa

    Mooney received her new hip March 13, spent three nights in the hospital, a month in rehab and is now back at work moving at a pace few can match.

  • FLAME Award Winner – Hayley Porter

    Hayley Porter, HUC, was awarded Fort Sanders Regional’s FLAME Award for embodying Covenant Health’s pledge by diligently working to assist a patient on 8 North.

  • FLAME Award Winner – Richard Kincaid

    Richard Kincaid, an employee in Food Services, was awarded Fort Sanders Regional’s FLAME Award for going above and beyond to accommodate a patient’s spouse with specific dietary needs.

  • Flashback Friday – Sandra Tipton

    For today’s Flashback Friday, we are highlighting Sandra Tipton, department assistant in Women’s Services. Sandra is a part of a small group of employees at Regional with more than 40 years of service to our hospital.

  • Finally Catching Her Breath

    After several years of struggling to breathe, Gail Barnhill had an appointment scheduled with a Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center pulmonologist – an appointment that turned out to be just in time.

  • July DAISY Award Winner – Cassidy Hale

    Our July DAISY Award was presented to Cassidy Hale, an RN in the GI department. Cassidy was nominated by a colleague after she watched Cassidy go above and beyond for one of her patients.

  • Bariatric Surgery: Good for Life and Living

    Bariatric surgeon Dr. Jonathan Ray says most patients who come to Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery do so for health and happiness.

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