Phenomenal treatment for man battling stage IV melanoma

Posted on July 21, 2016

Brain surgery without the “surgery” is possible. Fort Sanders has the newest and most advanced Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion machine, one of only 30 in the United States. Read how this technology saved Travis Maryanski’s life in this week’s Shopper News.

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Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

Posted on July 21, 2016

Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.

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Shedding weight and worry

Posted on July 14, 2016

After bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Jim Johnson brags ““I’m on no diabetes medication whatsoever, no insulin and no pills, I’m not on any cholesterol medication, my blood pressure is 110 over 68 with a resting pulse rate of 65, and I’ve been off the CPAP for six months.” Read how gastric bypass surgery helped him shed 80 […]

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‘Chute’ Straight – Trust Helps Ex-Paratrooper Take Leap of Faith

Posted on July 7, 2016

He jumped out of airplanes 102 times during his 25-year Army career and spent the Vietnam Warin Korea getting shot at by snipers along the Imjin River. But when the time came for65-year-old John Parris of Knoxville to undergo back surgery, he was admittedly nervous. Find out how the medical expertise at Fort Sanders Regional eased Parris’ fear and made him […]

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Covenant Health Named to Forbes List of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 1, 2016

Covenant Health was among only 44 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to make the lists of “America’s Best Employers” in Forbes magazine, which include a total of 750 U.S. companies.

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Soccer mom, teacher, and stroke survivor

Posted on April 28, 2016

School teacher Stephanie Blackstock remembers staring out at the world from inside a body that was rendered helpless.

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