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Welcome to Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine

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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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Congratulations Dr. Gregory Wheatley!

Keep checking back as we feature more of our 2020 Top Docs.Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Wheatley of Knoxville Neurology Specialists for his 2020 recognition as a Neurology Top Doc in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue! Read all about it: www.knoxneurologyspecialists.com/dr-wheatley-named-2020-top-doc
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Congratulations Dr. Jeffrey Boruff!

Keep checking back as we feature more of our 2020 Top Docs.Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Boruff of Internal Medicine West for his 2020 recognition as an Internal Medicine Top Doc in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue! Read all about it: www.imwknox.com/dr-boruff-named-2020-top-doc/
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Welcome Dr. Campbell to Covenant Health!We're proud to welcome Marc A. Campbell, DO to Covenant Health of East Tennessee and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge! Board certified in general and critical care surgery, Dr. Campbell joins the surgical team at Oak Ridge Surgeons. Learn more about Dr. Campbell: www.covenantmedicalgroup.org/welcome-marc-campbell/ ... See MoreSee Less

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  • To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible,...

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  • 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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