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The Next 25 Years: 1945-1969

Posted on February 20, 2020

In the hospital’s second quarter (1945-1969), Fort Sanders Hospital accepted its first male to the Fort Sanders School of Nursing and began construction to improve facilities. Read more about this time period and other Fort Sanders milestones here.


Life after loss

Posted on February 13, 2020

In her journey as a mother, Danielle Rouse had her heart broken. But in this season of love, her heart is full after the birth of a healthy baby girl at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Changing Times; Ongoing Excellence

Posted on February 12, 2020

If you ask Dr. Mike Ayres what’s changed at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center since he came on board, he will give you a simple answer–everything.


Welcome Kathleen Ward, DO

Posted on February 7, 2020

Covenant Health is proud to welcome Kathleen Ward, DO to the neurohospitalist team at Fort Sanders Regional in Knoxville.


Mystery Solved – and Resolved

Posted on February 7, 2020

Donna Blake suffered unexplained blood pressure spikes and rapid heartbeat often followed by a pounding pain in the back of her head for five years before coming to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


20 Years and Counting

Posted on February 4, 2020

Kayla Durnil was the first Knoxville baby born in “the new millennium.” She was delivered at Fort Sanders Regional on Jan. 1, 2000, as reporters and cameras waited for her arrival.