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Posts categorized as “Blog”

Removing the Threat of Thyroid Cancer

Posted on September 21, 2022

Fellowship-trained surgical oncologist treats thyroid cancer at Fort Sanders Regional After a career in the United States Air Force, Jesus Navarro has developed a can-do and will-do attitude. If something needs to be taken care of, he gets the job done. So it’s no surprise he was stoic when he received a diagnosis of thyroid […]


I’m Not Lucky, I’m Blessed

Posted on September 7, 2022

Knoxville Woman Receives Prompt Stroke Treatment at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Imagine you are eating lunch with coworkers on an average day when suddenly, you begin involuntarily slurring your words. That’s what happened to information technology professional Missy Wayland. She felt fine in one moment and in the next, was having a stroke. Thanks […]


July DAISY Award Winner- Elisabeth Torrente

Posted on August 30, 2022

Congratulations to DAISY winner, Elisabeth Torrente! Elisabeth, the educator for our women’s service department, was nominated by a patient who had been in her care more than once. Past experiences had caused Kecia Ross, her nominator, to be nervous about childbirth, and she says the compassionate care Elisabeth provides is unmatched. “Each time that I […]


Helping People in Their Most Critical Moments

Posted on August 24, 2022

Technology at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center adds extra layer of care for critically ill patients Imagine your loved one has been admitted to the hospital and is in critical condition. In addition to getting the best medical care possible, you want to be assured they are in the most capable hands and under constant, […]


Regional Excellence

Posted on August 10, 2022

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Receives Stroke and Cardiac Recognition Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has once again received recognition from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for providing quality care for patients experiencing stroke or heart events. The hospital received six quality achievement awards in 2022. Stroke Care According to the American […]


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Welcomes Nine Medical Students for Clinical Rotations

Posted on July 29, 2022

Nine local medical students will undergo training at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center beginning this month as part of a partnership between Covenant Health, Fort Sanders Regional’s parent company, and Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. It is the first time that Fort Sanders Regional has been a rotation site for LMU-DCOM […]