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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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General surgeon Gregory Midis, MD, hosted a Veteran’s Day luncheon today to honor the veterans who work in Regional’s surgery department. We thank you for your service to our country! ... See MoreSee Less

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Last week, we participated in public safety drill that simulated a flu-like outbreak that we affectionately called the “zombie flu”. Thank you to all who participated! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wow! You all are as excited about all these babies born at Regional as we are! Let's not forget the incredible nursery and postpartum staff who cared for our moms and babies after delivery. ... 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 plans $115 million expansion at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to address community need

    To meet immediate and long-term health care needs in the community, Covenant Health today announced plans for a $115 million expansion and modernization of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center that includes new critical care and intermediate care beds and emergency department rooms.

  • Sleep Apnea

    Life is filled with moments that are meant to take your breath away. Bedtime isn’t supposed to be one of them.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Receives Recognition from American College of Surgeons

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) for meritorious outcomes in all cases of surgery performed in 2017.

  • “Something’s wrong.”

    Marilyn Roddy was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis, a condition in which the appendix becomes irritated and inflamed.

  • Celebrating Excellence at Annual Awards Presentation

    A few months ago we celebrated a very special event at Covenant Health: our annual presentation of the President’s Excellence Awards.

  • WBIR: ‘All hands on deck’: Knoxville hospital sees baby boom

    WBIR: ‘All hands on deck’: Knoxville hospital sees baby boom | Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is experiencing a good, old-fashioned baby boom: 257 births for the month of October.

  • National Radiologic Technology Week – Melissa Crain

    This week is National Radiologic Technology Week and we are excited to recognize all of our radiology techs who provide a vital service to our patients.

  • Knee Replacement Keeps Convention Center Manager on the Move

    Debbie Orsburn underwent a total knee replacement at Fort Sanders Regional performed by Dr. Yau in December 2017.

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