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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Located in Knoxville, TN, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is the region’s only referral center for strokeneurosurgery, orthopedicsoncologycardiologyneurologysurgery, and obstetrics

With a team of 650 physicians in 45 specialties and more than 1,000 nurses, technologists, therapists, pharmacists, and dietitians, we use a multidisciplinary approach to provide comprehensive, individualized patient care. 

As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke.  We are 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.

We are also home to the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, which is nationally recognized for both inpatient and outpatient treatment of stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and orthopedics. 

About the Facility

  • 541 licensed beds
  • 16 ICU beds
  • 8 neuro ICU beds
  • 8 med/surg ICU beds
  • 6 cardiovascular step-down beds
  • 16 surgery suites
  • 5 cath labs
  • 5 maternity triage rooms
  • 6 ante partum suites
  • 12 labor, delivery, and recovery suites
  • 7 LDRP suites
  • 34 post-partum suites
  • 73 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds (Patricia Neal)
  • 24 skilled nursing beds

Awards and Recognition