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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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Things have changed just a little bit around here since these nurses were students at The Fort Sanders Nursing Department at Tennessee Wesleyan University! This group celebrated their 50th reunion yesterday with a tour of the (new to them) hospital where they spent most of their days. Welcome home, ladies! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Linda Wright, one of the recipients of the 2018 Cardiac Services Excellence awards! We are grateful to have Linda on our cardiac team. Read more: www.fsregional.com/cardiac-services-excellence-awards/ ... 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.

  • 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.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Achieves National Accreditation as a Comprehensive Center for Bariatric Surgery

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has again been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

  • Cardiac Services Excellence Awards

    Five Covenant Health employees were named recipients of the 2018 Cardiac Services Excellence awards in recognition of their exemplary care of heart patients, outstanding performance in cardiac services, and demonstrating Covenant Health’s Standards and Behaviors and Pledge of Excellence.

  • Happy Father’s Day – Danny Kidd and Anetra Wilhoite

    Happy Father’s Day to all of our Fort Sanders Regional dads!

  • A Dozen Daisies

    FSR marks one-year anniversary of hospital’s DAISY Awards

  • Covenant Health Named to Forbes List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity

    Covenant Health has been named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for 2018 by Forbes magazine, and is one of just three Tennessee companies to make the national list of 250 organizations representing all industry sectors.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Recognizes 2018 Clinical Excellence Award Winners

    During National Nurses Week, May 6-12, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center announced the 2018 recipients of the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence in Nursing Awards.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Receives Stroke Quality Achievement Award

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stoke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement.

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