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Lee Memorial 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
If this is a medical emergency, please call 911. For minor injuries and illnesses, please see one of our Lee Convenient Care locations.

Overview & What to Expect

A mainstay in our community for more than 100 years, Lee Memorial Hospital has a rich history of serving Southwest Florida. Founded in 1916, Lee Memorial Hospital is Lee Health’s first and oldest hospital.

It is currently home to the 60-bed Rehabilitation Hospital and an 18-bed skilled nursing unit, as well as The Florida State University College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program at Lee Health.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Info

Parking is easy at Lee Memorial Hospital! Park for free right in front of the entrance and all around the facility. 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 out for our friendly volunteers driving golf carts throughout the parking lot, offering free rides to the hospital door.


Hours vary depending on the type of unit, the level of care, patient needs, or physicians' instructions. Please call for unit hours.

Contact Information

  • Admitting239-343-3730
  • Blood Center239-343-2333
  • Business Office239-424-1500
  • Child Development Center239-343-3096
  • Gift Shop239-343-2615
  • Guest Services239-343-2421
  • Lee Memorial Hospital239-343-2000
  • Medical Records239-424-1340
  • Patient Information239-343-2107
  • Pharmacy, Retail239-343-2800
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation239-343-3520
  • Radiology239-343-2326
  • Rehabilitation, Inpatient239-343-3675
  • Rehabilitation, Outpatient239-343-4960
  • Security239-343-2350
  • Spiritual Services239-343-5199
  • TDD - Telephone for the Deaf239-343-2989
  • Volunteer Resources239-343-2388



Lee Memorial Hospital exterior

Special Recognition

  • 2023: Recognized as a birthing-friendly hospital identifying hospitals and health systems implementing evidence-based care to improve maternal health.
  • Heart care: LMH is a designated Chest Pain Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC).
  • Stroke care: The Agency of Health Care Administration designated LMH as a Certified Primary Stroke Center.
  • 5-star facility by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – top 14%.
  • DNV accredited Orthopedic Center of Excellence in hip, knee, shoulder, foot/ankle.
  • Leapfrog Grade A facility.

Patient Safety

Our hospital recently earned an A grade for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group, a leading health care nonprofit! That means everyone on our team focuses on making significant improvements, watching out for you (and one another) and promoting a transparent, fair culture that always puts patients first.

Heart Care

Heart care: Lee Memorial Hospital is also a designated Chest Pain Center, fully accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC)

Stroke care: The Agency of Health Care Administration designated Lee Memorial Hospital as a Certified Primary Stroke Center


Lee Memorial Hospital was recently named a 4-star facility by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Key Facts

Number of Beds: 336 Acute Care, 60 Rehabilitation and 18 SNU

Number of Patients Seen Annually: 21,000+

Number of Physicians: 1750+

Number of Employees: 1200+

Number of Volunteers: 175+

Associated Locations