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Welcome to Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine

Please Note: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently undergoing construction. For parking information, click here.


At Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine we strive to achieve the highest level of quality service in neurosurgical care. Our practice includes Dr. Paul Peterson, a reputable and board certified neurosurgeon who has served the Knoxville area for more than 10 years, and Physician Assistant Chris Sawyer. We’ve coupled our clinical expertise with the strength of one of the nation’s highest performing health networks, Covenant Health. That means access to an extensive network of primary care and specialty physicians, the latest medicines, the newest technologies and advanced treatments.

We welcome patients throughout the Southeast looking for the best in patient care and satisfaction.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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At Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine we strive to achieve the highest level of quality neurosurgical care. We offer a full range of services that includes treatment of disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves, and we are part of Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network.

Click here to contact us about how we can be your health care partner.

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Join us for a free bariatric surgery seminar at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center!Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons will have a FREE Bariatric Seminar this Thursday, November 21 at 6 pm in Classroom 1 of Ft. Sanders Regional. Register online at bit.ly/2xqpLAJ or call us at (865) 541-4100. ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about bariatric surgery!Join us next Tuesday, November 19 at our next Bariatric Seminar at 5:30 at Park West Physician Plaza with Dr. Robert Williams! Call 865-541-4500 or visit bit.ly/2KzsYFA to register today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for a free bariatric surgery seminar next Thursday, November 21!Don't miss our next FREE Bariatric Seminar next Thursday, November 21 at 6 pm in Classroom 1 of Ft. Sanders Regional! Register online at bit.ly/2xqpLAJ or call us at (865) 541-4100. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're hosting a free “Cars and Coffee” car show with coffee and food trucks on Saturday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Fort Sanders West campus near the intersection of Kingston Pike and Pellissippi Parkway!

The event will raise funds for the 2019 United Way of Greater Knoxville Campaign, and will feature vintage and custom cars from local owners and vehicles from local dealerships, along with coffee, food from local food truck vendors and baked goods.

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Learn more about why the bariatric program at Fort Sanders Regional differs from other programs in our area by attending a free informational seminar on Thursday, November 21. To learn more about attending a seminar, visit www.fsregional.com/bariatric-surgery/bariatric-seminars/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine News


  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently undergoing a construction project to expand emergency and critical care capacity in...

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  • Chris Sawyer, PA-C

    Chris Sawyer, PA-C joins Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine and Covenant Health, the region's top-performing healthcare network.

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