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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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We're proud to welcome certified family nurse practitioner Connie Hamilton, FNP-BC to the primary care team at Internal Medicine West! Learn more about Connie: bit.ly/33Lcd1v ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome board-certified family medicine physician Joseph Wang, MD to the primary care team at Family Clinic of Oak Ridge! Learn more about Dr. Wang: bit.ly/2GDhZbN ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome board-certified psychiatrist Mujeeb Khan, MD to Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center! Learn more about Dr. Khan: bit.ly/303CcPt ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome family medicine physician Ryan Hagenson, DO to the primary care team at McNeeley Family Physicians in Clinton! Learn more about Dr. Hagenson: bit.ly/2LXIehk ... See MoreSee Less

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We're excited to announce Scott Warwick has been named Chief Administrative Officer of Thompson Cancer Survival Center!

Over the last 20 years, he has served in a variety of clinical, administrative, and executive roles for local and national cancer programs. As CAO, Warwick will be working strategically with our oncology physicians to design the future of our cancer program. Learn more: www.thompsoncancernetwork.com/longtime-oncology-executive-to-lead-thompson-cancer-survival-center/
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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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