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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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TRAFFIC ALERT: If you are travelling to Fort Sanders Regional this weekend, please note that the intersection of Laurel Avenue and 19th Street will be closed Saturday and Sunday due to construction activity. The Laurel Garage will stlll be accessible and signs will be in place to direct motorists around the closure. Thank you for your patience! ... See MoreSee Less

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Dressed head to toe in green they are easily spotted, but rarely seen outside of the operating room. We are happy to celebrate National Surgical Technologists Week! Our surg techs are rockstars in the operating room and work alongside our surgeons to keep our patients safe. Thank you for all that you do! ... See MoreSee Less

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Ready to take the next step in your weight loss journey? Join us Thursday, September 26 for a free informational bariatric seminar! To learn more, visit: ... 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

  • Plan of Action

    Today Blanchard has no lymphedema, and relatively minimal aftereffects from her aggressive breast cancer.

  • August DAISY Award Winner – Jamie Chambers

    Our August DAISY Award was presented to Jamie Chambers, an RN in the medical-surgical department.

  • Flashback Friday – Masoud Panjehpour

    For today’s Flashback Friday, we are highlighting Masoud Panjehpour, director of the Center of Excellence for Barrett’s Esophagus at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

  • Anterior hip replacement: Old approach is new again

    Let’s be direct: This new-fangled direct anterior approach to hip arthroplasty – replacing the hip joint by going in through the front of the body – is yesterday’s news. So why does Paul Yau, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, refer to direct anterior hip replacement as “revolutionary?”

  • Count on Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Count on Covenant Health.

    Count on Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Count on Covenant Health.

  • FSR Receives National Recognition in Stroke, Cardiac Care

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has received multiple national quality achievement awards from the American Heart Association.

  • 2019 Volunteers of the Year

    In July, we recognized our remarkable group of volunteers at Fort Sanders Regional’s annual volunteer appreciation luncheon.

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