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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

  • Fitting In

    When Kerrie Merz weighed 336 pounds, she dealt with knee pain every step of the way from her car to the door of the movie theater. Then there was the challenge of fitting into a seat. “I would squeeze myself into that chair – literally get into it and have my body overflowing out of […]

  • Need a Nap?

    Some people feel refreshed and reinvigorated after catching a nap in the middle of the day. Others feel sluggish and downright grouchy.

  • December DAISY Award Winner – Benny Parker

    Benny Parker, a nurse in the post-anesthesia care unit, is the recipient of the December DAISY Award.

  • One Woman, Two Strokes

    Keith Woodward, MD, a neurointerventional radiologist at Fort Sanders Regional, performed a thrombectomy on Epperson to remove the clot that caused the stroke.

  • November DAISY Award Winner – Susan Whitt

    Susan Whitt, a nurse in the oncology unit, is the recipient of the November DAISY Award.

  • 2018: A banner year for Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    2018 was a banner year for Fort Sanders Regional! We’re proud to be recognized as a Top Cancer Program and Top Cardiovascular Hospital.

  • New Year, New Career!

    Clinical healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities for the New Year are invited to attend a career fair at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center on January 23.

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