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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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A daily dashboard has been created to inform the public about COVID-19 hospitalizations at Fort Sanders Regional. This dashboard is now available 7 days a week, at noon, by visiting: www.covenanthealth.com/covid-19-dashboard/ ... See MoreSee Less

October 18th, 12:55 pm  ·  

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Working so hard behind the scenes on behalf of our patients, our case management team deserves a shout-out during Case Management Week! Case managers provide support for patients' social, emotional and financial needs while undergoing treatment in the hospital.Thank you for all you do to put patients first!Interested in joining our case management team? We have several positions open now. Learn more and apply: www.fsregional.com/employment/ ... See MoreSee Less

October 15th, 7:26 pm  ·  

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Washing hands is easy. Follow the 5 steps every time—wet, lather, scrub, rinse, dry.Everything you touch has germs that stay on your hands. Making clean hands a healthy habit everywhere you go can prevent many illnesses. Keep your hands clean! #GlobalHandwashingDay #KeepHandsClean ... See MoreSee Less

October 15th, 5:14 pm  ·  

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A daily dashboard has been created to inform the public about COVID-19 hospitalizations at Fort Sanders Regional. This dashboard is now available 7 days a week, at noon, by visiting: www.covenanthealth.com/covid-19-dashboard/ ... See MoreSee Less

October 15th, 2:38 pm  ·  

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It's #NationalMammographyDay! Don't forget to schedule your mammogram screening - it's an important part of your health!Schedule your appointment with the Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center, a department of Fort Sanders Regional: www.thompsoncancer.com/breastcenter/ Thompson Cancer Survival Center ... 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

  • Get Moving Again

    Charles Mitchell underwent physical therapy at Covenant Health Therapy Center – Downtown, a department of Fort Sanders Regional to manage his lymphedema

  • Welcome David Graham, MD

    We’re proud to welcome cardiothoracic surgeon David Graham, MD to our team! He’ll care for patients at our Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center office.

  • Welcome Wilfredo Herrera, MD

    We’re proud to welcome Wilfredo Herrera, MD to our OBGYN team! Dr. Herrera will care for women at our Downtown Knoxville office. Learn more.

  • Driving Toward Recovery

    Stroke survivor Joe Kemp has made huge strides since his stroke stopped him in his tracks. Now, he’s recovering and back behind the wheel.

  • Excellent Care, Just Down the Road

    United States Vietnam Army Veteran Charles Barnett trusted Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to help treat his colon cancer.

  • August 2021 DAISY Award Winner – Chi Allen

    Congratulations to August 2021 DAISY Award winner Chi Allen!

  • Celebrating Excellence at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    See our team members who have received employee recognitions including the DAISY award, the FLAME award and the Covenant Health Speak Up! award.

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