NICU Provider Team
Providing Care to the Tiniest Humans
Having your baby in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU) can be scary for parents. Our healthcare professionals specialize in caring for premature infants or infants born with medical complications. The team at Lee Health is here for you and your family every step of the way.
William Liu, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Fellowship: Emory University College of Medicine
Beatriz de Jongh, M.D., F.A.A.P
Associate Medical Director
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Christiana Care Health System; Alfred I DuPont Children’s Hospital
Noelia Aviles-Otero, M.D
Fellowship: University of Virginia Health System
Harshit Doshi, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.
Fellowship: Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Mohamed Faisal, M.D., F.A.A.P
Fellowship: Children’s Medical Center, University Hospital, State University of New York
Myra Mercado, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Fellowship: New York University/ Langone Medical Center
Price Ward, M.D., F.A.A.P
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Division of Neonatology
Joseph Torres, M.D.
Fellowship: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Parvathi Nataraj, M.D.
Fellowship: University of Florida College of Medicine, Division of Neonatology
Rachel Irons, M.D.
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Our Advanced Providers
Toni Applegate MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Lisa Ciambrello MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Heather Edwards MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Haley Hartline MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Megan Howard MSN, Family Practice NP
Jodi Kurtz MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Courtney McDaniel MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Patricia Nash MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Paula Urban MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Brooke Werner MSN, APRN NNP-BC
Heather VanRhee MSN, APRN NNP-BC
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Join us and be valued as a person, not just an employee, within a culture built on teamwork, empowerment, and continuous improvement. We have created something truly exceptional in Southwest Florida, with careers for compassionate health care professionals eager to realize their full potential across a diversity of opportunities throughout our health system. Come be recognized for your personal contributions with your new family at Lee Health and let our growth be the catalyst for your success.