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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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A great resolution for the new year is to quit smoking. Smoking and secondhand smoke cause more than 85 percent of lung cancers. The good news if you were a smoker or are looking to quit is that Fort Sanders Regional has technology to help detect lung cancer early.
Learn more: www.fsregional.com/lung-cancer-low-dose-ct/
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January 27th, 1:40 pm  ·  

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Happy National CRNA week (Jan 24-30) to our amazing nurse anesthetists, who care for patients under anesthesia!

Learn about our surgical services here: www.fsregional.com/surgery/ #nationalcrnaweek
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January 25th, 12:18 pm  ·  

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Having a “rainbow” baby is stressful enough. Add a pandemic on top of that, and a mom is understandably anxious. Thanks to Fort Sanders Regional labor and delivery nurse Katie Merola, one mom’s experience was a little less stressful.

Katie is our October DAISY Foundation award winner. Read her nomination here: www.fsregional.com/daisy-award-winner-kathryn-merola/
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January 22nd, 9:46 am  ·  

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After procedures to help lower back pain, David Dunlap was getting a sense of déjà vu. His back pain was returning, but he found relief at Fort Sanders Regional.

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January 21st, 1:35 pm  ·  

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Have you tried everything to lose weight with no results? Learn more about bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional at our first free online bariatric surgery seminar of the year on Thursday, Jan. 28. Learn more and register: www.fsregional.com/bariatric-surgery/bariatric-seminars/ ... 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

  • Welcome Meredith Oruc, MD

    We’re proud to welcome OBGYN physician Dr. Meredith Oruc to our women’s healthcare team! Dr. Oruc will see patients at our Knoxville location. Learn more.

  • DAISY Award Winner: Kathryn Merola

    Congratulations to our October DAISY award winner from Women’s Services – Katie Merola!

  • Set Up for Success

    Josh Ellis was tired of being big. He decided to have bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional and now has more confidence than before.

  • Running After Repair

    Lingering pain from hip surgery slowed Margaret Keele down. She found relief with dry needling at Covenant Health Therapy Center – Downtown.

  • DAISY Award Winner: Cassi Wells

    Congratulations to our September 2020 DAISY Award winner Cassi Wells!

  • Triumph Among Challenges: A Look Back at 2020

    The year 2020 was challenging for many reasons, and as 2021 begins, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center reflects on its accomplishments from the past year.

  • Bah, Humbug!

    The holiday season brings out added stressors, and it can be easy to get angry quickly. Read some tips to help you handle anger more constructively.

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