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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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Today we partnered with Parkwest Medical Center to provide stroke education to students at Ritta Elementary School. Information about stroke can be found online here: ... See MoreSee Less

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Fort Sanders Regional acts as the hub of the region's only stroke hospital network for delivering advanced diagnostics and treatment to halt the devastating effects of stroke. Read about the Covenant Health stroke network here: ... 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

  • Spring Into A New Career At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    Join us for a career fair on Tuesday, March 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the atrium located on the lobby level.

  • Certified Nurses Day – Maureen Calvin

    Today, as we celebrate Certified Nurses Day, we are spotlighting certified nurse Maureen Calvin, an RN in the neuro critical care unit.

  • Fort Sanders Regional Celebrates Certified Nurses Day – March 19, 2018

    Fort Sanders Regional is proud to celebrate Certified Nurses Day.

  • Healthcare HR Week – Angie Montgomery

    This week we are celebrating Healthcare Human Resources Week which can’t be done without recognizing our very own Angie Montgomery.

  • Welcome John-Paul Newport, MD

    Covenant Medical Group is proud to welcome board-certified urologist John-Paul Newport, MD to Urology Specialists of East Tennessee, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, and Covenant Health. Learn more about our new urologist.

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Packs Healing Power In the Blood

    Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy helps wound healing by bringing oxygen-rich plasma to tissue that is starved for oxygen.

  • No Backpaddling Needed: Therapy helps canoe enthusiast recover from ski accident

    After a ski accident landed her in physical therapy, Lori Patterson, MD, set a goal to get back to work and the outdoor sports she loves.

  • National Professional Social Work Month – Niki Day and Gayla Patterson

    March is recognized as National Social Work month. This month we are spotlighting two members of our case management team, Niki Day and Gayla Patterson.

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