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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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Our staff is so proud to care for you. We appreciate your trust in us. This #GivingTuesday, you can honor a special doctor, nurse, therapist or caregiver who has impacted your life with a donation to support our mission. Make your gift today! www.fsregional.com/giving/ ... See MoreSee Less

November 29th, 2:06 pm  ·  

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We’re all in this together, and Fort Sanders Regional is grateful for your trust and support. This #GivingTuesday you can honor a nurse, doctor or caregiver who has impacted your life this year. Your generosity makes a difference! www.fsregional.com/giving/ ... See MoreSee Less

November 26th, 12:50 pm  ·  

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"All you need is a smile and a little bit of heart." Carolynn and Rick Johnson are regular volunteers at Fort Sanders Regional where they visit with patients and help our busy staff. They count themselves blessed to be a blessing.Read more: www.fsregional.com/a-little-bit-of-heart/ ... See MoreSee Less

November 25th, 7:00 pm  ·  

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This Thanksgiving - and every day - we're extra grateful for our hardworking staff! A special thank you goes to our dedicated team spending today caring for our hospitalized patients. Happy Thanksgiving! ... See MoreSee Less

November 25th, 10:01 am  ·  

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"This scan saved his life." Gregory Dorsett's care team from Fort Sanders Regional and Thompson Cancer Survival Center is certain that without low-dose CT scanning, the spots on Gregory Dorsett’s lungs would not have been detected early.Read more: www.fsregional.com/catching-lung-cancer-early/ ... See MoreSee Less

November 24th, 8:15 am  ·  

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Diabetes increases the risk of many health problems including non-healing wounds. Seek treatment for wounds—even minor ones—because infection can spread rapidly. The Fort Sanders Regional wound treatment center can help. Learn more: www.fsregional.com/wound-treatment-center/ #AmericanDiabetesMonth ... 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

  • Blue Christmas

    The holidays can be a joyous time of year, but not everyone has happy holidays. Learn how to anticipate and circumvent the pitfalls of the holiday blues.

  • A Safer Holiday Season

    Enjoy your family traditions and gatherings this holiday season with tips from Fort Sanders Regional and CDC on safely celebrating despite COVID-19.

  • Maintain, Don’t Gain

    One of the biggest challenges of the holiday season is healthy eating. Find tips here for keeping that extra holiday weight off.

  • A Little Bit of Heart

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center volunteers Carolynn and Rick Johnson share their passion for volunteering at the hospital

  • October DAISY Award Winner – Ashley Bowden

    Congratulations to October DAISY Award winner Ashely Boden from our day surgery department!

  • September DAISY Award Winners – Hannah Miles and Hannah Skinner

    Congratulations to September DAISY Award winners Hannah Miles and Hannah Skinner from medical-surgical ICU!

  • Are You At Risk?

    In observance of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, two physicians at Fort Sanders Regional discuss new technology for treating lung issues.

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