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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 lot has changed since our last construction update! Check out photo progress of the changes taking place at Fort Sanders Regional here:
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November 22nd, 1:30 pm  ·  

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Melissa Clark, a nurse in our cardiology unit, is the latest recipient of the Speak Up! Award! Congratulations, Melissa, and thank you for your commitment to excellent care and patient safety. ... See MoreSee Less

November 20th, 10:35 am  ·  

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Thanks to everyone who came out to make the first Cars & Coffee event a huge success, especially Parkwest Medical Center and Covenant Health of East Tennessee! Congratulations to our Overall Winner, Ty Edsell, pictured here with Robert Sherrod (United Way of Greater Knoxville), Greg Belcher and Randy Tingle. Hope to see everyone again next year! ... See MoreSee Less

November 19th, 2:35 pm  ·  

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Babies, babies, babies! We’ve got babies on the brain as our Women's Services unit continues to help deliver record numbers of babies each month. We'd love to help you welcome your new bundle of joy into the world and offer monthly hospital tours of our unit along with pregnancy and childbirth classes. Learn more: ... See MoreSee Less

November 19th, 10:28 am  ·  

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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

  • Hooked On Heart Health

    Jeff Sharpe’s “big one” wasn’t a fish – it was a heart attack that left him unresponsive for more than four minutes. It took two shocks from the paddles, four stents and FSRMC’s 12-week, 36-session cardiac rehab program to set him on a new path to healthy living.

  • Resisting the Rest

    James Kaufman works in the Food Services department of Fort Sanders Regional. Surrounded by coffee containers in the hospital coffee shop, he remembers a time when even a good dose of caffeine couldn’t keep him alert.

  • Four Legged Happiness

    While each of our volunteers are different from the next, one group in particular stands out. These volunteers have wagging tails, wet noses and furry paws, and their job is to provide animal-assisted therapy to our patients.

  • September DAISY Award Winner – Kristy Fee

    Kristy Fee, a nurse on our medical-surgical floor, has been awarded Fort Sanders Regional’s September DAISY Award!

  • FLAME Award Winner – Gage Jones

    Congratulations to Respiratory Therapist Gage Jones, recipient of the FSRMC FLAME Award! Gage received multiple nominations for the award from patients and family members for his professionalism and friendly personality.

  • Why You Can’t Lose Weight

    Fort Sanders Regional Weight Management and Nutrition Center and Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery work hand in hand to offer medically supervised weight loss plans that work.

  • Gamma Knife® Cuts the Risk For Many Patients

    Gamma Knife radiosurgery has been offered at Fort Sanders since 2011, and since then, it has increasingly become an option for a lot of patients.

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