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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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Come enjoy a delicious fresh fruit smoothie for only $3 thanks to the Fort Sanders Regional bariatrics team. They will be in the lobby until 3 p.m. today. If you can’t make it this afternoon they will be back at it on March 23rd serving up this nutritious treat. ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the final countdown to Game on Against Cancer! Register today for this fun event. ... See MoreSee Less

Register today to participate in Game On Against Cancer on Friday, March 2. Full of local celebrities, a silent auction, exciting games, and friendly competition, this will be a night you don’t want...

February 22nd, 8:57 am  ·  

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Babies born at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center during the month of February are gifted handmade red hats to raise awareness for American Heart Month. This little bundle of joy, Daniel Vaulton Jr., son of Daniel and Wanda Vaulton, is picture perfect in his tiny red hat. ... 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

  • Covenant Health Leads “Shock Initiative” for Community’s Heart Care

    Three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge – have joined other community health care providers in a new shock initiative for treating heart attack patients. The shock initiative includes a newly developed algorithm which improves survival.  Covenant Health represents […]

  • Heart to Heart: Transplant Recipient Grows Stronger in Cardiac Rehab

    Heart transplant recipient Maurice McAllister grows stronger in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Outpatient Program (CROP) at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

  • Time is Muscle

    The more quickly a patient can get to the hospital, the better the chance of recovery.

  • January DAISY Award Winner – Ashley Burris

    Congratulations to Ashley Burris, our January DAISY award winner.

  • Cardiac Ablation: Getting the rhythm back in Nancy’s heart

    Nancy Thompson calls her cardiac ablation procedure at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center “a life changer!”

  • Cardiovascular Professionals Week – Jennifer Lamb

    This week we are spotlighting the staff who help keep our patient’s hearts beating by recognizing Cardiovascular Professionals Week.

  • I am Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. I am Covenant Health.

    View our featured employees from the latest I am Covenant Health Campaign.

  • Why You Can’t Lose Weight

    For years the medical community as a whole has prescribed diet and exercise for people who are obese, but that might not be the best prescription.

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