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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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Whether you are visiting a patient, coming in for lab work or here for an emergency, our new parking guide will help you find your way: ... See MoreSee Less

December 11th, 10:00 am  ·  

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Today we said goodbye to Fred Young who will be retiring from Fort Sanders Regional after serving 21 years in the Home Infusion department. We will miss you, Fred! Happy retirement! ... See MoreSee Less

December 6th, 2:15 pm  ·  

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At the heart of our hospital are our dedicated volunteers. We took a few moments today to celebrate these hardworking folks for their hours of service at the annual Volunteer Auxiliary Christmas tea. We even got a surprise visit from Santa! ... See MoreSee Less

December 5th, 6:00 pm  ·  

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Our 2017-2018 class of pharmacy residents and their preceptors did a great job representing Fort Sanders Regional at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting Residency Showcase. Learn more about our pharmacy residency program here: ... See MoreSee Less

December 5th, 11:59 am  ·  

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Calling all pharmacy students! The application deadaline for the 2018-19 Fort Sanders Regional pharmacy residency program is January 6. Learn more about the program here: ... See MoreSee Less

December 4th, 1:00 pm  ·  

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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

  • Count It All Joy

    Following hip and knee replacement, patient sings the praises of Fort Sanders Therapy Center

  • Relief, at Last

    For Sally Andrew, celebrating 45 years of marriage to husband David turned out to be quite an adventure, thanks to spine surgery at Fort Sanders Regional.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Wins President’s Award

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Wins President’s Award

  • October Daisy Award Winner – Allie Desonier

    The patient was thankful for the genuine compassion and empathy Labor and Delivery nurse Allie Desonier, RN, showed her.

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

    View our featured employees from the I am Covenant Health campaign.

  • Sacrificing Sleep

    If you try to wind down at night by scrolling through Facebook or catching up on emails, you may be doing yourself more harm than good.

  • He shed, she shed

    Together, Caleb and Danielle Neeley are on their way after surgeries by Jonathan Ray, MD, a bariatric surgeon at Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery.

  • Nurse Practitioner Week – Dina Miller

    As a nurse practitioner and the Stroke Administrative Director, Dina assists physicians with treating the hospital’s most complex stroke cases.

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