Gulf Coast Medical Center
Located at the corner of Daniels and Metro parkways in Fort Myers, Gulf Coast Medical Center embodies the pace of the region with a centralized location and services of every kind including a new expansion that features a floor dedicated to inpatient cancer care.
Gulf Coast Medical Center houses the Neuroscience Institute, orthopedic services, and general surgery. The hospital offers 24/7 access to emergency care and minimally invasive catheter procedures to treat stroke, as well as a dedicated neuroscience intensive care unit.
We are committed to serving the needs of our community, and we want to make sure you feel more comfortable in our care. Our expansion will add three stories and 268 patient beds to the 356 we currently have. Expansion also includes easier parking, an expanded radiology department, pharmacy, and laboratory.
As our community’s needs continue to grow, look to Gulf Coast Medical Center as a trusted partner in your health care journey.
The Regional Cancer Center at Gulf Coast Medical Center
The expansion also includes a dedicated floor with patient beds and a passionate staff specially trained to treat cancer. This cancer floor means patients and their families have access to treatment options in one place, amenities designed for maximum comfort, and the latest technology.
Gulf Coast Medical Center’s 7th floor is part of the Regional Cancer Center, a national-level program that brings together top cancer experts around Southwest Florida to provide inpatient and outpatient care for our community.
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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 Coast Medical Center! Park for free right out front and all around our facility.
There are three entrances into the parking lot:
- Main patient entrance: South from Daniels Parkway
- West from Plantation Road
- East from Metro Parkway
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.
Parking Lot Valet
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).