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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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Patients & Visitors

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

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center News

  • Detecting Prostate Cancer

    Talk to your doctor about your risk of prostate cancer and whether you need screening tests.

  • Rolling to Victory: Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center gets four-year-old moving again

    Four-year-old Beau Kirby’s wheelchair is a symbol of victory. After arriving at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center unresponsive and stroller-bound two years ago, Beau is now mobile, playful, and communicating every day.

  • December DAISY Award Winner – Isaac Blair

    Isaac Blair, a RN on 3 North is the recipient of the December DAISY award.

  • National Pharmacist Day – Beth Field

    It’s National Pharmacist Day, and we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate our dedicated team of pharmacists who play a critical role in caring for our patients.

  • Shipshape Again: Cardiopulmonary rehab breathes new life into COPD patient

    After completing cardiopulmonary rehab, COPD patient Jim Tomlinson and his wife celebrated their 50th anniversary on an Alaskan cruise with 70 other COPD shipmates.

  • 18 Tennesseans to watch in 2018

    Dr. Mary Dillon, medical director of Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, and incoming chief of staff for Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, was named one of Tennessee’s Top 18 people to watch.

  • Shaping Summer

    Summer Martin has lost about 130 pounds, going from a size 22/24 to a size four.

  • Busy Year at Fort Sanders Regional

    It’s been a wonderful and busy year at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Read about all of our accomplishments in this week’s Shopper News.

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