Open since 1916, Lee Health continues to be an award-winning health care system with more than a million patient contacts each year. Our success, however, begins with our staff . . . our greatest assets Our staff is routinely recognized for the compassionate and dedicated care they provide to their patients. More than 9,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers are part of the Lee Health family - the very heart of our health system. Our medical staff, which totals nearly 1,130 Lee County physicians, is also ‘a vital part of our health system.’ We're much more than just a health system. ‘We're caring people caring for people.’
Lee Health is the 5th largest health care system in the U.S. with 1,400 inpatient beds in five hospitals and an average daily census of 900 patients. The system includes the vast majority of all inpatient and outpatient facilities in Lee County, Florida, located in the beautiful coastal southwest Florida area. The residency will function primarily from Lee Memorial Hospital (site of Family Medicine Center; inpatient medicine, emergency medicine, including trauma center, geriatrics, and behavioral medicine), HealthPark Medical Center (Cardiac Center, and large Obstetrics center), and Golisano Children's Hospital (Pediatric Inpatient Medicine, Neonatal ICU, Pediatric ICU) as well as many outpatient practices associated with Lee Health. The Epic Electronic Medical Record will be utilized in the residency program and has been well established in most of the Lee Health system.
HealthPark Medical Center, located at 9991 S HealthPark Dr. in Fort Myers, is a 368-bed acute care facility that opened in 1991. More than 1,700 individuals are employed at HealthPark Medical Center, which also has more than 1,000 physicians on its medical staff and more than 1,000 volunteers. The facility is noted for its beautiful atrium.
Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida was previously housed inside of HealthPark Medical Center as a 98-bed inpatient facility. In May 2017, the new 300,000 square foot Golisano Children's hospital opened with 128 patient beds and room to expand to 160. It is a state-of-the-art, family-centered, full-service children's hospital. This stand-alone facility located on the HealthPark Medical Center campus is dedicated to the unique health care needs of children.