Located at the corner of Daniels and Metro parkways in Fort Myers, Gulf Coast Medical Center - a 647-bed acute care facility - embodies the pace of the region and is set to expand in the coming years.
Gulf Coast Medical Center features the Neuroscience Institute, orthopedic services, and general surgery. The hospital offers 24/7 access to minimally invasive catheter procedures to treat stroke, as well as a dedicated neuroscience intensive care unit. Gulf Coast Medical Center also has the ability to perform complex neurological procedures on site.
As our community’s needs continue to grow, look to Gulf Coast Medical Center as a trusted partner in your health care journey.
You may have noticed that our Gulf Coast facility is expanding. We are committed to serving our community, and we want to make sure you feel more comfortable and at ease in our care. Our three additional stories will add 268 patient beds to the 356 we currently have. Expansion plans include easier parking, an expanded radiology department, pharmacy, and laboratory.
Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers has entrances at Daniels Parkway (South), Plantation Road (West) and Metro Parkway (East).
Hours vary depending on the type of unit, the level of care, patient needs, or physicians' instructions. Please call for unit hours.
Parking is easy at Gulf Caost Medical Center! Park for free right out front and all around our facility.
There are three entrances into the parking lot:
This Lee Health facility provides handicapped-accessible parking, wheelchair service, patient escorts, accessible restrooms, and other patient resources such as language services to make your stay easier and more convenient.
Need a ride from your car to the door? Look out for our friendly volunteers driving golf carts throughout the parking lot, offering free rides to the hospital door.
Southwest Regional Hospital Opened: 1974
Gulf Coast Hospital Opened: 1990
Type of Facility: Acute Care
Number of Private Rooms: 240
Number of Licensed Beds: 624
Number of Stroke Beds: 12
Number of Emergency Department Beds: 43
Number of Operating Rooms: 22
Number of Patients Seen Annually: 47,000+
Our hospital earned an A grade for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group, a leading health care nonprofit! This recognition is special, because everyone on the Lee Health team focuses on the safety of our patients, visitors, and team, as well as promoting a transparent, fair culture.
Gulf Coast Medical Center has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association “Get With The Guidelines” Gold Plus Stroke Center designation.
Gulf Coast Medical Center was rated a 3-star facility by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).