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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

  • Sacrificing Sleep

    If you try to wind down at night by scrolling through Facebook or catching up on emails, you may be doing yourself more harm than good.

  • He shed, she shed

    Together, Caleb and Danielle Neeley are on their way after surgeries by Jonathan Ray, MD, a bariatric surgeon at Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery.

  • Nurse Practitioner Week – Dina Miller

    As a nurse practitioner and the Stroke Administrative Director, Dina assists physicians with treating the hospital’s most complex stroke cases.

  • National Radiologic Technology Week – Patty Furst

    Patty Furst didn’t always know she wanted career in radiology, but over 30 years later she still finds joy going into work each day.

  • The Long Haul

    Fifteen months after being diagnosed with throat cancer, Tim Doute was cancer-free and given the green light to drive again.

  • What is Chronic Sinusitis?

    Learn the signs, symptoms, and your treatment options for chronic sinusitis, and how it differs from acute sinusitis.

  • Top Vol

    Jay Patel is the first student to receive a meritorious service award in the volunteer category.

  • Heartburn or Heart Attack?

    Heartburn or heart attack? Many patients can’t tell the difference. Could you?

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