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Welcome to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Before You Visit:

We are limiting visitors to protect the health and safety of our patients and staff. Read our visitation policy.

Visitors and staff are required to wear masks at all Covenant Health facilities and medical practices. To help conserve our supply of masks, we encourage you to bring a mask from home to wear. We also appreciate your donations of cloth masks. Thank you for  your cooperation in protecting the health and safety of our patients and employees.

In our ongoing efforts to ensure we are providing excellent care, we ask that all patients bring all home medications, including inhalers and spacers, with them when coming to our emergency departments or when being admitted to any of our hospitals.

Thank You for Your Support:

Thank you to so many in our community who have graciously donated cloth masks, PPE, and food for our Covenant Health family. Visit our Gratitude Page.

Learn how your donation can support your local Covenant Health facility.

We appreciate Knox County Mayor Glen Jacobs recognizing our efforts in our fight against COVID-19. Read his letter to our CEO and employees.

Scam Alert:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is alerting the public about coronavirus (COVID-19) fraud schemes that target people on Medicare. Read more about this scam and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones on Medicare.

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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Perry Warren had just relaxed to get some sleep when he woke to extreme pain. He later discovered that he was suffering from an extreme case of diverticulitis, which required surgery at Fort Sanders Regional. Read more: www.fsregional.com/on-the-road-again/ ... See MoreSee Less

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This month is national cleft and craniofacial awareness and prevention month. Every year thousands of babies are born with craniofacial abnormalities with causes ranging from genetics to environment. If you're concerned about your baby's risk for developing a birth defect, learn more and schedule an appointment with the Fort Sanders Perinatal Center: www.fortsandersperinatal.com/birth-defects/ ... 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

  • Faces of the Fort: Haley Garland

    In our next Faces of the Fort employee feature, we get to know Haley Garland, a hardworking and passionate nurse in our women’s services department.

  • January DAISY Award Winner: Paige Swann

    Congratulations to Paige Swann, a nurse in our pulmonary unit, on winning a DAISY award for exceptional nurses!

  • On the Road Again

    Perry Warren had just relaxed to get some sleep when he woke to extreme pain. He was suffering from an extreme case of diverticulitis, which required surgery at Fort Sanders Regional.

  • Summer Safety Tips

    Read about some summer water and sun safety tips from Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

  • Welcome Adam Mabe, MD

    We’re proud to welcome Adam Mabe, MD to our obstetrics and gynecology team! Dr. Mabe will work in our Knoxville office. Learn more about Dr. Mabe.

  • Covenant Health and Encompass Health Announce Joint Venture

    Covenant Health and Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) have announced a joint venture to own and operate Covenant Health’s Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center. Read more…

  • Faces of the Fort: Julie Thornburg

    In today’s Faces of the Fort feature, we meet and get to know Julie Thornburg, a dedicated nurse at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center who has been with us for 26 years and counting.

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