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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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We're moving on up! Check out our latest construction photos and learn more about how we're expanding here:
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May 23rd, 5:36 pm  ·  

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Happy EMS Week to all of our faithful first responders! When you visit Regional this evening between 6 and 8, be sure to stop by the Surgery Waiting Lounge (near our temporary ambulance entrance) for a bite to eat! ... See MoreSee Less

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Interested in learning more about bariatric weight loss surgery? We invite you to attend one of our free informational bariatric seminars on Thursday, May 23! For more information or to register, follow the link: ... 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

  • Flashback Friday – Kelly Hudson

    For today’s Flashback Friday, we are featuring Kelly Hudson, the educator on our oncology unit. Kelly has been part of the FSR team for 29 years.

  • Flashback Friday – Al Kaye

    For today’s Flashback Friday, we are featuring Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center’s Al Kaye.

  • A Greater Purpose

    Laverne VanDorselaer was celebrating her 89th birthday and moved to pack up her leftovers in a to-go box. “I couldn’t move my hand,” Laverne says. “I couldn’t understand why.”

  • 2019 Clinical Excellence Award Winners

    2019 Clinical Excellence Awards

  • Happy Mother’s Day 2019

    Happy Mother’s Day to all of our Fort Sanders Regional moms!

  • Never Give Up

    Greeting guests as he strolls amid linen-covered tables, Hubert Smith commands the room. You would never know his secret if he chose not to share it. Smith, 65, is recovering from a stroke.

  • Flashback Friday – Scott Vogt

    For our first Flashback Friday, we are featuring Sleep Center and Neurodiagnostics Manager, Scott Vogt, who has been a member of the FSR team for 30 years.

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