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Rehabilitation Hospital

2776 Cleveland Ave Fort Myers, FL 33901
Pine Island: Route 160 to route 70, then Route 140; Cape Coral: Route 30, then Route 140; North Fort Myers and Fort Myers: Route 140; Bell Tower Shops: Route 140. Free parking at entrance and on Lee Memorial Hospital campus. Patients and visitors: free parking at entrance and across Lee Health Memorial campus

Overview & What to Expect

Conveniently located inside Lee Memorial Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital is dedicated to rebuilding lives and renewing hope.

Our 60-bed hospital provides thorough, professional and modern treatments for neurological and orthopedic injuries as well as emotional support to help your recovery.  

Your doctor may recommend inpatient rehabilitation with our highly trained team that includes physicians, psychologists, nurses, therapists and care managers.

The Rehabilitation Hospital Page

Patient Diagnosis

Patients typically referred to the Rehabilitation Hospital’s acute inpatient rehabilitation program include those with a diagnosis of:

  • Stroke
  • Neurological disorder
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord disorder/injury
  • Amputation
  • Multiple injuries due to trauma
  • Certain orthopedic conditions, such as hip fractures

If you are admitted to the inpatient rehabilitation program, we will schedule at least three hours of therapy therapy a day including physical, occupational and speech therapy for a minimum of five days a week.

On average, patients stay in the inpatient rehabilitation program for 13 days with the goal of returning home.

With focused help and coordinated care, we will help you regain your independence and improve your quality of life.

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours vary depending on the level of care, patient needs, and physician instructions.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Info

Parking is easy at the Rehabilitation Hospital! Park for free right in front of the Medical Office Center. Feel free to drop off passengers, patients, and visitors at the front door before parking.

Patients and visitors can access the main lot directly west of Cleveland Avenue (U.S. 41).

Additional Services

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 for our cheerful volunteers driving golf carts throughout the parking lot, offering free rides to the hospital door.

Key Facts

Established: 1987

Type of Facility: Acute Care

Number of Rehabilitation Beds: 60

Employees: 160+

Attending Physiatrists: 3

Medical Staff: 1,000+

Age of Patients Treated: Minimum 8 years old

Special Recognition

Accreditation and Certification

The General Program at the Rehabilitation Hospital is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Hospitals (CARF) for adults and children 8 and above.

The Rehabilitation Hospital holds a specialty certification in stroke and brain injury management for adults and is a member of the Lee Health trauma team.

The Rehabilitation Hospital has been designated a “Center of Excellence” by the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) for the adult population – the first of its kind in the nation.