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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 partners at Roane Medical Center provide excellent, compassionate care to their community members! ... See MoreSee Less

April 14th, 4:50 pm  ·  

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Help us recognize our non-nurse employees who have gone above and beyond to improve the hospital experience for our patients and their family members with the Fort Sanders Regional FLAME Award. Learn more and submit a nomination: www.fsregional.com/flame/ ... See MoreSee Less

April 13th, 2:25 pm  ·  

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Is it time for your annual mammogram? If fitting an appointment into your busy life is difficult, checkout this opportunity tomorrow, Saturday, April 17!📢We still have some appointments available for our mammogram clinic on Saturday, April 17! We know your schedules are busy during the week, so these convenient Saturday appointments are a great option. Call today to schedule yours: (865) 331-1450. Remember, early detection saves lives! ... See MoreSee Less

April 9th, 11:33 am  ·  

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Thanks to the collaboration between two Fort Sanders Regional physicians to address an unusual patient problem, former pro baseball player Ty Taubenheim is back to his active lifestyle.Read more: www.fsregional.com/tys-team/ ... See MoreSee Less

April 9th, 10:47 am  ·  

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Happy #WorldHealthDay! As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, be sure to wear your mask, wash your hands often, social distance, stay home when sick and clean surfaces to protect yourself and your loved ones. And, when available, we encourage you to get vaccinated. We are all in this together!Read more about COVID-19 and vaccination: www.covenanthealth.com/coronavirus/ ... See MoreSee Less

April 7th, 3:09 pm  ·  

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Nancy Piske found hope at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center after a spinal cord tumor caused her to lose all feeling from the waist down. Now, she can walk again! Read more: www.fsregional.com/hope-for-a-new-day/Nancy Piske found hope at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center after a spinal cord tumor impacted her ability to walk. Thanks to our care and her strong support system, Piske is able to walk again.Read more: www.patneal.org/hope-for-a-new-day/ ... 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

  • Ty’s Team

    Thanks to the collaboration between two Fort Sanders Regional physicians, former pro baseball player Ty Taubenheim is back to his active lifestyle.

  • Hope for a New Day

    Nancy Piske found hope and healing at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center after a spinal cord tumor impacted her ability to walk.

  • Six Healthy Eating Tips to Get on Track for Life

    The pandemic has impacted millions across the nation in different ways, and lax exercise and nutrition goals have some Americans straying from a healthy lifestyle. Revive your healthy lifestyle during National Nutrition Month® this March.* Take some time this month to analyze your nutrition goals for 2021.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Brings Newest Radiosurgery Therapy to Tennessee

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, in collaboration with Thompson Cancer Survival Center, is proud to announce the installation of the latest stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) platform, the Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™.

  • One Day at a Time

    Sherrie Kopinski is one of many COVID-19 survivors facing long-term effects of the virus. Our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Outpatient Program can help.

  • Doubly Blessed

    Twins Autum Shaw and Amber Tramontana both gave birth on the same day, their birthday, at Fort Sanders Regional within 90 minutes of each other.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Opens New Critical Care Department

    The opening of Fort Sanders Regional’s new ICU completes our two-and-a-half-year journey toward expanding our emergency and critical care capacity.

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