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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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You did it! We are so proud of our LeConte Medical Center nurse residents who successfully completed their first year as registered nurses. You can learn more about the nurse residency program, here: www.covenantcareers.com/nurse-residency-program/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Covenant Health is honored to be the presenting sponsor of Introduction Knoxville. Here is Debby Saraceni, vice president of marketing and physician services, welcoming the new #introknox class at this evening's reception.

Covenant Health is sponsoring this and many other community activities for one reason – we believe in East Tennessee, and we want to help make it the best place it can be. As the largest employer in Knoxville and the largest non-profit health system in East Tennessee, this community is extremely important to us. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you. And we hope all the new participants enjoy the rewarding experience of Introduction Knoxville!
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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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