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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.

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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.

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Its National Lab Week, and we want to recognize the hardworking individuals in our labs that always put our patients first - thank you for all you do! ... See MoreSee Less

April 27th, 7:32 pm  ·  

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Reserve a spot at our free surgical weight-loss seminar today! Call (865) 331-BAR1 (2271) to register. ... See MoreSee Less

April 25th, 5:10 pm  ·  

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April is National Volunteer Month! We might be biased, but we think our volunteers here at Regional are the BEST! Today, we honored our almost 200 volunteers and the 46,000 hours they served in 2016 with a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. Thank you to each and every one of you who help our patients, visitors and staff! ... See MoreSee Less

April 21st, 2:28 pm  ·  

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We are proud to welcome Chris Sawyer, PA-C to Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine with convenient locations in Downtown and West Knoxville, and in Morristown. Learn more: www.fortsandersneurosurgeryan...

April 21st, 8:27 am  ·  

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Stop by Classroom 4 and bid on one of these beautiful baskets that are part of our annual WeCare Silent Auction. The baskets were all donated by the various hospital departments, and bids will be accepted through Friday at 1p. All proceeds go to the WeCare Employee Giving Fund, which supports patients, their families and our employees. Happy bidding! ... See MoreSee Less

April 20th, 3:41 pm  ·  

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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


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