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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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Patients & Visitors

Information about the amenities available to our patients and their visitors can be found here.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center News

  • Flashback Friday – Carol Burns

    For today’s Flashback Friday we are featuring Carol Burns who serves as the director of hospital registration. Carol begin her career at Fort Sanders Regional in 1981.

  • Cloudy Eyes

    Smith loves to give and he loves to live. Since undergoing brain surgery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, he loves life even more.

  • Understanding Heat-Related Illness – The Basics

    Experts state that prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures can cause heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat stroke.

  • Don’t Get Burned

    Basking in the warm glow of the sun can make us feel good and, in the short term, make us look good. But the cumulative effects of sun exposure can put us at higher risk of skin damage, early wrinkling, age spots and skin cancer.

  • Robert Brown Receives Covenant Health Cardiac Services Excellence Award

    Robert Brown was one of five Covenant Health employees who recently received a 2019 Cardiac Services Excellence Award in recognition of the exemplary care of heart patients.

  • “I dodged a bullet.”

    Russell wants to make sure everyone knows that the benefits of having a colonoscopy far outweigh the fears. Catching the cancer in time meant avoiding chemotherapy, and may have saved her life.

  • Flashback Friday – Leslie Mellon

    For today’s Flashback Friday we are featuring a member of our materials team, Leslie Mellon. Leslie is celebrating 36 years at Fort Sanders Regional

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