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Laboratory

Fort Sanders Regional Laboratory is a full-service primary reference laboratory providing a wide variety of routine and specialized testing services which include:

Trained in a hospital setting, the professional staff at Fort Sanders Regional understands that patient care comes first. Working in the local community, they serve the health care needs of a diverse group of customers. Comprised of pathologists, state and nationally accredited medical technologists, and other support personnel, they provide the most responsive and dependable testing services available.  

Fort Sanders Regional Laboratory is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), licensed by the state of Tennessee, and certified by the Department of Health and Human Services under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to provide testing services.

Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including STAT testing on demand, we are ready to provide expert service whenever it is needed.  With an extensive outreach program for physician offices, nursing homes, and other allied healthcare facilities, quality testing is always convenient. Additionally, we offer three outpatient drawing stations for added convenience.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Laboratory

Patient Services- Lobby 
1901 Clinch Ave. 
Knoxville, TN 37916
(865) 331-2372

Fort Sanders Professional Building    

501 20th Street Suite 607
Knoxville, TN 37916
(865) 331-3670

Fort Sanders West

210 Fort Sanders West Blvd., Building 3
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 531-5400
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 


Patient Stories

  • Back in the Saddle

    After spine surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, Michelle Rose is finally free from the suffering that held her back for so long.

  • Going Beyond the Limit

    Tammy Brooks arrived by helicopter at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center at least 24 hours – maybe even several days – after suffering an acute ischemic stroke.

  • WATE-TV: East Tennessee man survives one of the deadliest types of stroke

    A local man survived the type of stroke that normally kills 80 percent of its victims. He’s doing so well, he just moved to Europe and is enjoying life to its fullest. It’s been three and a half years since Ken Harrawood suffered a stroke. It hit while he was driving to Y-12 for his first day of work with Bechtel. He now lives in Manchester, England.

  • WATE-TV: Technician who works with stroke patients becomes one himself

    Adam Hill gets the tools in place for the next life-saving surgery in the interventional radiology lab at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. As lead tech, Hill knows this place like the back of his hand. He never dreamed he’d be a patient receiving treatment here, suffering from a ruptured aneurysm, like so many patients he’s helped treat.

  • Fast Action Makes a Difference for Stroke Patient

    Since recovering from a stroke, Paul DeWitt appreciates simple pleasures that are easily taken for granted. He grasps a cup of coffee. He smiles and laughs. He even appreciates the ability to whistle.

  • Doctors Use Tiny Vacuum To Help Stroke Patients

    Jane Coleman heard her husband make an odd noise, “almost like hiccups but not exactly,” but when she turned to look at him, she knew immediately what was happening: He was having a stroke.