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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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Being a new mom is a challenge in itself, but sometimes moms don’t have everything they need when they leave the hospital. That’s when one of Fort Sanders Regional’s community partners comes in.

Newborns in Need - East TN Chapter is a nonprofit organization that delivers newborn packages to the hospital every month. Each kit is filled with essentials for newborns, and most of the items are handmade by local volunteers. Thank you for your love-filled donations and continued support of Fort Sanders Regional babies!
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Ready to take the next step in your weight loss journey? Join us for a free informational bariatric seminar on Thursday, Oct. 22! To learn more, visit www.fsregional.com/bariatric-surgery/bariatric-seminars/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Members of the Fort Sanders Regional registration team support #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth with custom shirts. Thanks for raising awareness of this type of cancer, team! #fortsandersthinkspink #thinkpink ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy #casemanagementweek to all of our dedicated case management staff! We appreciate everything you do for our patients every day. #fortfamily ... See MoreSee Less

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Today is #NationalMammographyDay! Take some time this month to schedule your annual mammogram. Early detection through screening mammograms can save your life!

Read about the importance of mammograms from Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center radiologist Gayle Roulier, MD: www.fsregional.com/dont-skip-your-mammogram/ Thompson Cancer Survival Center Covenant Health of East Tennessee
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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

  • FLAME Award Winners—Neurology Team

    Our neurology team has received a FLAME award for going above and beyond to help not only our patients but their colleagues as well.

  • A Stress-Lowering Approach to Weight Loss

    Michelle Watkins found support at the Fort Sanders Weight Management Center to help her manage her unique stress condition.

  • Emergency Nurses Week: Two Nurses Reflect on ER Experience

    Two of our hardworking nurses in the emergency room Tyler Lowrimore and Morgan Mayes sat down to reflect on their careers at Fort Sanders Regional.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Participates in Tennessee’s “Where’s Baby?” Initiative

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center gives car hangtags to new parents as safety reminders as part of Tennessee’s “Where’s Baby?” initiative.

  • Restful Nights, Better Days

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center’s Sleep Disorder Center helped Debbie Bullen stop snoring and improve her quality of life.

  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

    Members of the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center Spinal Cord Injury team reflect on spinal cord injury awareness month.

  • Daisy Award Winner: Sonya DiAngelo, RN

    Congratulations to our most recent DAISY award winner Sonya DiAngelo, RN, in our women’s services department!

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