Florida Heart Associates’ physicians and advanced care providers treat all types of heart conditions, including the most complex. It brings together the brightest minds in cardiovascular health, leading treatment options, and innovative procedures for safe, compassionate heart care. It has offices in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.
Avow Hospice was founded in 1983 as Collier County’s original, nonprofit hospice. Today, Avow’s companies care for the terminally ill as well as those who have serious and chronic illnesses with non-hospice palliative care and support. It also provides an in-patient hospice house and community centers.
Hope Healthcare provides services in Lee and Collier counties for end-of-life care, bereavement counseling, social enrichment programs, and other specialized services for people of all ages facing life-changing illness. The Hope Parkinson Program is a community resource dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients living with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners. There are four Hope houses in Lee County: Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Cape Coral.
VITAS hospice team members visit patients wherever they call home in Collier County. It has offices in Naples, Immokalee and Marco Island, an inpatient unit in Naples, and inpatient beds throughout the area. It provides services including respite care, palliative care, telemedicine, and bereavement counseling.
Florida Neurology Group offers care and expertise for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches/migraines, spasms and tics, nerve injuries, numbness, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, spinal cord injury, epilepsy and other neurological disorders. Its neurologists are affiliated with Gulf Coast Medical Center and Cape Coral Hospital. It has three offices in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.
Neuroscience & Spine Associates
Neuroscience & Spine Associates has 13 locations in Lee and Collier counties providing leading expertise in neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitation and diagnostics. Its doctors are board certified specialists in their field, and many are also published authors that are frequently invited to speak at medical conventions and symposiums.
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute is the largest independent medical oncology/hematology practice in the United States providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home. It utilizes a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment and care, combining advanced therapies, cutting-edge technologies and a clinical trials research program. In the past four years, the majority of new cancer drugs approved for use in the U.S. were studied in clinical trials with Florida Cancer Specialists participation. Florida Cancer Specialists is participating in the Oncology Care Model, a new initiative by Medicare to deliver coordinated care to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. It has 10 locations in Lee and Collier counties.
21st Century Oncology is a premier provider of cancer care services across multiple modalities, the largest radiation oncology provider, and one of the largest groups of urologists in the U.S. For more than 30 years, it has been committed to providing state-of-the-art, academic-quality radiation therapy and other cancer treatments in a patient-centric setting focused on continuous innovation. Headquartered in Fort Myers, the physician-centric company employs or is affiliated with breast, colorectal, and general surgeons, gynecologic, radiation, medical, and surgical oncologists, pathologists, pulmonologists, and ear, nose and throat specialists. It has several locations in Lee and Collier counties for radiation treatment and specialists.