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Welcome to Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please notify us in advance of your appointment if you’re sick or have been exposed to anyone with Coronavirus so we can prepare for your arrival.

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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💉COVID-19 Vaccines Available:Pfizer (Ages 12 and up)Roane County Family Practice1855 Tanner Way, Suite 200, Harriman1st dose: July 13, 1p-3p2nd dose: Aug 3, 1p-3p1st dose: July 22, 1p-3p2nd dose: Aug 12, 1p-3p1st dose: Aug 5, 1p-3p2nd dose: Aug 26, 1p-3p1st dose: Aug 10, 1p-3p2nd dose: Aug 31, 1p-3p ... See MoreSee Less

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💉COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines Available:Roane County Family Practice1855 Tanner Way, Suite 200, Harriman1st dose: June 17, 1p-3p2nd dose: July 8, 1p-3p 1st dose: June 23, 11a-1p2nd dose: July 14, 11a-1p ... See MoreSee Less

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Special COVID-19 vaccine clinics (two-dose Pfizer) for ages 12-18 are being offered at the following locations:ROANE COUNTY FAMILY PRACTICE1855 Tanner Way, Suite 200, HarrimanFirst Dose: Thursday, May 20, 4:45-8 p.m.Second Dose: Thursday, June, 10 4:45-8 p.m.First Dose: Tuesday, June 1, 4:45-8 p.m.Second Dose: Tuesday, June 22, 4:45-8 p.m.-----------------------------------FAMILYCARE SPECIALISTS1300 Old Weisgarber Road, KnoxvilleFirst Dose: Friday, May 21, 8 a.m.-1p.m.Second Dose: Friday, June 11, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.First Dose: Friday, May 28, 8 a.m.-1p.m.Second Dose: Friday, June 18, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.Appointments must be scheduled by calling (865) 374-6159, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less

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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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