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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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Fort Sanders Regional is a NICHE Exemplar hospital - the highest honor awarded to hospitals who are committed to providing exceptional geriatric care. Learn more: ... See MoreSee Less

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As a patient representative, Magen works tirelessly to be an advocate for all of our patients. Thank you for your hard work and for always putting your patients first, Magen! ... 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

  • Although many kids stay up late on long summer days, once school starts in the fall they should return...

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  • Joel Norman, MD

    B97.5 radio personality Michele Silva is pain free after minimally invasive back surgery by neurosurgeon Joel Norman, MD at TN...

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  • Danielle Hobdy, MD

    Danielle Hobdy, MD joins Fort Sanders Women's Specialists and Covenant Health, the region's top-performing healthcare network.

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  • On any given day, you’ll find cancer patients and survivors who have found hope and help at Thompson Comprehensive...

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  • Thanks to gastric bypass surgery, Danny Hottle of Rogersville is 304 pounds lighter today than a year ago.

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  • Patient is back to keeping up with her grandchildren after complex hernia repair at Fort Sanders Regional

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