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Business Structure Evaluation Process Updates

We're currently conducting an evaluation of Lee Health's business structure. Explore all available documents and dive deeper into the process by learning more here. Lee Health’s Board of Directors invites you to a public hearing, set for Thursday, April 25th in the Community Room at Gulf Coast Medical Center, to discuss the ongoing evaluation of converting the health system to a community-focused nonprofit structure. Learn more details here.

Palliative Care

Helping you shoulder the stress of a serious illness

Collaboration & Emotional Support

Palliative medicine supports your mind, body, and spiritual needs when you have a serious illness. When you need relief from pain and are faced with difficult decisions, our team of experts – including social workers, nurse practitioners, and physician specialists – will work with to understand what you are going through and assist in improving quality of life. That includes giving simple explanations of complex issues and coordinating all aspects of your treatment.

We're Here for You

Why Choose Lee Palliative Care?

Consultations are appropriate for anyone 18 and older with a serious or life-limiting diagnosis such as:

  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic respiratory disease
  • Neurological disorders

  • Woman hugging cancer patient

    Cancer Care (Oncology)

    Lee Health Regional Cancer Center in Fort Myers, FL. We provide an integrated care program, cancer diagnosis, treatment plan, and ongoing support groups. We care for cancer patients in Cape Coral, Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, and Port Charlotte.

How Can We Help?

  • Reduce pain and distressing symptoms
  • Help with difficult medical decisions
  • Connect with available support services
  • Improve care coordination
  • Advance directives
  • Provide emotional, practical, and bereavement support
  • Give you seamless care where its needed: At all Lee Health hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient clinics, and through Telemedicine services

Our Palliative Care Team

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Managing Chronic Conditions with Palliative Care