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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

  • FLAME Award Winner – Litaya Slomba

    Congratulations to FLAME award winner Litaya Slomba from case management!

  • Tips for Healthy Eating in 2022

    Consider these healthy eating tips as you head into the new year. Remember that small changes may be key to finding balance. Trying to improve your family’s nutrition? Involve children in meal planning and preparation to encourage healthy eating and food choices.

  • New Year, New You

    Have you considered shedding pounds but have not had luck with diet and exercise alone? It may be time to consult a physician who specializes in bariatrics, or weight-loss medicine.

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Lending a Helping Hand

    With a quick and professional “Central supply, this is Bob,” you can tell Bob Hummel takes his job very seriously. Hummel has been volunteering in Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center’s central supply department for about six weeks now and has loved every minute of the experience. 

  • November DAISY Award Winner – Sydney Johnson

    Meet our November DAISY Award winner, Sydney Johnson!

  • “I’m Still Here”

    Brenda Chandler is thankful to the Fort Sanders Regional team for saving her life. After surgery to remove cancer earlier this year, she is feeling great.

  • Peer Recovery Navigators Help Patients with Substance Use Disorders

    Covenant Health and Knox County Health Department have announced a new peer recovery initiative to help those with substance use disorders who need emergency care.

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