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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

  • Covenant Health plans $115 million expansion at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to address community need

    To meet immediate and long-term health care needs in the community, Covenant Health today announced plans for a $115 million expansion and modernization of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center that includes new critical care and intermediate care beds and emergency department rooms.

  • Lactation Consultants Help New Moms Ease Into Breastfeeding

    “Breastfeeding takes patience and persistence. It is a natural process, but it is also a learned process for mothers and babies.”

  • Covenant Health Receives Fourth Forbes Designation

    Covenant Health has been named one of America’s “Best Employers for Women” for 2018 by Forbes magazine.

  • June DAISY Award Winner – Summer Rhodes

    Summer Rhodes, a RN in critical care, is the recipient of the June DAISY Award.

  • A Pilgrim’s Progress

    Physical therapy at Fort Sanders Therapy Center helps Mary Josvai regain strength after knee replacement.

  • Welcome Basem Goueli, MD, PhD

    We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Basem Goueli, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Goueli will serve as the director of hematology and medical oncology for Thompson  Cancer Network and will care for patients at our Thompson Cancer Survival Center – Downtown and Thompson Cancer Survival Center – West locations.  Basem Goueli, MD, […]

  • Breastfeeding Helps Mothers and Children

    There’s nothing like breastfeeding to put kids on the path to good health.

  • Tele-Connection

    Morristown patient benefits from collaborative care through FSRMC and Covenant Health’s stroke hospital network

  • Introducing the FLAME Award

    The Fort Sanders Regional Patient Family Partnership Council has created the FLAME Award to recognize outstanding non-nurse employees of Fort Sanders Regional and Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center.

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