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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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TRAFFIC ALERT: If you are travelling to Fort Sanders Regional this weekend, please note that the intersection of Laurel Avenue and 19th Street will be closed Saturday and Sunday due to construction activity. The Laurel Garage will stlll be accessible and signs will be in place to direct motorists around the closure. Thank you for your patience! ... See MoreSee Less

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Come hungry to Classroom 2 now until 1pm to sample “A Taste of Regional” benefitting the United Way! ... See MoreSee Less

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TRAFFIC ALERT: If you are travelling to Fort Sanders Regional this weekend, please note that the intersection of Laurel Avenue and 19th Street will be closed Saturday and Sunday due to construction activity. The Laurel Garage will stlll be accessible and signs will be in place to direct motorists around the closure. Thank you for your patience! ... 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

  • September DAISY Award Winner – Kristy Fee

    Kristy Fee, a nurse on our medical-surgical floor, has been awarded Fort Sanders Regional’s September DAISY Award!

  • FLAME Award Winner – Gage Jones

    Congratulations to Respiratory Therapist Gage Jones, recipient of the FSRMC FLAME Award! Gage received multiple nominations for the award from patients and family members for his professionalism and friendly personality.

  • Why You Can’t Lose Weight

    Fort Sanders Regional Weight Management and Nutrition Center and Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery work hand in hand to offer medically supervised weight loss plans that work.

  • Gamma Knife® Cuts the Risk For Many Patients

    Gamma Knife radiosurgery has been offered at Fort Sanders since 2011, and since then, it has increasingly become an option for a lot of patients.

  • FLAME Award Winner – Ian Baeske

    Ian Baeske an anesthesia tech in Surgery was awarded Fort Sanders Regional’s FLAME Award.

  • What’s ‘Bugging’ You?

    In observance of International Infection Prevention Week Oct. 13-19, Fort Sanders Regional’s dynamic duo of experts helps us understand why infection prevention is a job for everyone.

  • Welcome Ally Colvin, PA-C

    We’re proud to welcome certified physician assistant Ally Colvin, PA-C to the medical team at Urology Specialists of East Tennessee.

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