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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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Today is Certified Nurses Day! We are proud to recognize our staff who pursue extra training to provide the best care to our patients. ... See MoreSee Less

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29 million Americans have diabetes; 1 in 4 doesn't know it. Diabetes puts you at greater risk for chronic diseases and serious complication including diabetic leg and foot ulcers. If you have a slow or non-healing wound, learn more about our wound treatment center here: ... See MoreSee Less

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This smiling group participated in Fort Sanders Regional’s new charge nurse class earlier this week! The class is designed to develop nurse leaders who support the nursing staff while maintaining a high level of patient care. Congratulations to this group for completing the course! ... 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

  • A Gift of Time for Grieving Families

    Danielle Rouse donated a CuddleCot to Fort Sanders Regional so families of stillborn babies will have more time to say goodbye.

  • National Kidney Month – Laurie Somers

    March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness for kidney disease and the thousands of Americans who will be diagnosed with kidney disease each year.

  • What’s On Your Plate?

    Before you go looking for the latest, trendiest diet, Kristen Clay, a registered clinical dietitian at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, offers these basic recommendations for almost every dieter.

  • No COPD Cure, But Rehab Can Help

    Wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing might be more than asthma – they could be warning signs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.

  • Zippers, Valves & Stents, Oh My!

    For some, FSRMC’s cardiac rehab program is a “second home” of sorts – a club for anyone recovering from a heart procedure or managing a heart condition of any type.

  • You Gotta Have Heart

    February is American Heart Month, a great time to take a look at how your lifestyle is affecting your heart.

  • January 2019 FLAME Award Winner – Nathan Snyder

    Congratulations Nathan Snyder, the recipient of January’s FLAME award! Nathan is a housekeeper on the oncology unit and was recognized by a former patient for his ever-present smile and willingness to go above and beyond to care for our patients.

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