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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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Did you know that doctors have recognized a link between sleep disorders and strokes and heart attacks? If you have been struggling with sleep issues, the Sleep Disorders center at Fort Sanders Regional has a staff of sleep specialits to help you get back to resting peacefully. Learn more: www.fsregional.com/sleepdisorder/ ... See MoreSee Less

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? The Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center, a department of Fort Sanders Regional, provides complete breast health services, including breast health education, screening, diagnostics and treatment planning. Learn more: www.thompsoncancer.com/breastcenter/ ... 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.

  • How Cardiac Rehab Can Help Your Heart

    If you have a heart attack or heart problem, cardiac rehab is an important part of your recovery, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Emergency Nurses Week – Avery Posadas

    This week is Emergency Nurses Week and we would like to thank our incredible team of emergency nurses who deliver the highest level of care when every second counts.

  • The Right Word

    Stacey Walters went looking for a neurosurgeon to do her neck surgery. She found him in the “patient testimonial” articles she edits for Covenant Health.

  • I am Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. I am Covenant Health.

    I am Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. I am Covenant Health.

  • PNRC – Therapy that Works

    Irwin says it was exciting to treat the very first patients in 1978, but being at PNRC in 2018 is even better.

  • July DAISY Award Winner – Linn Vaughn

    Linn Vaughn, a RN in the float pool, is the recipient of the July DAISY Award.

  • Trail Partners

    FSRMC cardiac rehab prepares hiker for happy trails after heart attack

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