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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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Our nurses go above and beyond for our patients every day, and our November DAISY award winner Jennifer Biggs is no exception. Jennifer is a nurse on our pulmonary/complex medical unit who went the extra mile to help a patient and his wife celebrate their anniversary.Read about Jennifer's nomination: www.fsregional.com/daisy-jennifer-biggs/ #nursesweek #YearoftheNurse ... See MoreSee Less

May 7th, 12:37 pm  ·  

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When a stroke happens, do you know where to go? Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is the hub of the Covenant Health of East Tennessee stroke network – the region’s only stroke hospital network for delivering advanced diagnostics and treatment to halt the devastating effects of stroke.Learn more: www.fsregional.com/know-where-to-go/ ... See MoreSee Less

May 6th, 7:42 pm  ·  

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Happy Nurses Week to our amazing nurses at Fort Sanders Regional and Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center! We appreciate you today and every day for the work you do to put our patients first. And, special thanks to our nursing leaders at the hospital! #YearoftheNurse #nursesweekSee more photos and check back through the week for more: www.fsregional.com/nurses-and-hospital-week-2021/ ... See MoreSee Less

May 6th, 5:00 pm  ·  

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Take the first steps of your health and weight loss journey, by joining us for a free online informational bariatric seminar on Thursday, May 13. To learn more and register, visit www.fsregional.com/bariatric-surgery/bariatric-seminars/ ... See MoreSee Less

May 6th, 12:30 pm  ·  

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Congratulations to Brianna Montgomery and Kayla Lamb, RN, our latest recipients of the Covenant Health of East Tennessee Speak Up! Award. Brianna and Kayla both spoke up for patient safety and help us put our patients first every day. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

May 4th, 4:13 pm  ·  

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My Covenant Moment: Bobby King, RN ... See MoreSee Less

May 3rd, 2:42 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

  • November DAISY Award Winner: Danielle Caldwell

    Congratulations to our November 2020 DAISY award winner Danielle Caldwell!

  • November DAISY Award Winner: Jennifer Biggs

    Congratulations to our November 2020 DAISY award winner Jennifer Biggs!

  • Nurses and Hospital Week 2021

    Enjoy a collection of photos from 2021 Nurses Week and Hospital Week!

  • When Stroke Happens, Know Where to Go

    May is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about stroke or “brain attack.” A stroke occurs when the blood flow to an area of the brain is interrupted. This interruption kills brain cells in the immediate area and sets off a chain reaction that endangers a larger area of brain cells. When brain […]

  • All Things are Possible

    Angelia Johnson thanks Patricia Neal Rehab Center and God for her recovery after suffering a traumatic brain injury and a stroke.

  • Just Breathe

    Elizabeth White is navigating her road to recovery after contracting COVID-19 with the help of our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Outpatient Program.

  • Facts About Gamma Knife

    Take a closer look at Gamma Knife® technology. a life-saving treatment option for a variety of patients, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

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