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Are you seeking dynamic opportunities to work in a healthcare system nationally recognized for quality and service?

Employing over 800 primary and specialty care providers, Lee Health System’s physicians provide services at nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. Our organization has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house 1,812 hospital beds. We have access to cutting edge equipment, innovative medical technology, and we directly connect with hospitals and outpatient centers through EPIC — the premier electronic health record (EHR) system.

View Current Physician Opportunities with Lee Health

Why physicians choose Lee Health

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. We have more than 14,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and 750 primary and specialty care providers. Our health system has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals, that together house 1,812 hospital beds.

Why exceptional physicians enjoy working at Lee Health

  • Physician-led healthcare system with a dyad partnership leadership model
  • EPIC available for both inpatient & outpatient services for collaboration and continuity of care
  • DiverseLee initiatives implemented that puts diversity and inclusion into practice
  • Lee Health provided more than $69 million in charity care in 2020
  • Part of the nationally recognized loan forgiveness program
  • Physicians are employed through Lee Physician Group which is our employed physician services division
  • The hospitals roll up under a separate leadership and a different entity that is still part of the Lee Health umbrella

Lee Health has a physician friendly culture: What does that mean?

  • We have a physician relations department that helps get physicians rooted in the community and acclimated with other providers – For specialists, they take around and introduce to primary and they have dinners to introduce providers to each other
  • We use a dyad model: there will always be a physician dyad partner and an administrative dyad partner to support our physicians using this model
  • Lee Health System’s triad model: where there is a chief nursing office, chief medical officer and chief administrative officer that are all on the same level and work together through a partnership.

The hospital leadership and Lee Physician Group work together to support our physicians, but LPG focuses on outpatient practice management. The hospitals employ our experts working on the inpatient side.

Lee Health offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus opportunities

Generous paid time off
Sign on bonus & relocation package
Medical, Dental, & Vision
Due to non-profit status malpractice is through articles of sovereign immunity
403(b) retirement plan with match
Short term/long term disability
Renewal coverage for Medical License and other dues


  • All Lee Health adult acute care hospitals have been named among “America’s Best Hospitals™” for 2021, a distinction that places them in the top two and five percent of hospitals nationwide, according to Healthgrades
  • HealthPark Medical Center and Lee Memorial Hospital have both been named “Top Teaching Hospitals,” and Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has been nationally designated a “Top Children’s Hospital” by The Leapfrog Group.
  • HealthPark Medical Center designated one of IBM Watson Health’s 50 top-performing cardiovascular hospital
  • CMS Five-Star Quality Ratings awarded to Gulf Coast Medical Center Skilled Nursing, HealthPark Care & Rehabilitation Center and Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing

More about Fort Myers

  • Population: 397,000 residents (Ft. Myers and surrounding areas)
  • Big city with a small town feeling – experience the best of both
  • Easily build relationships that last a lifetime due to the community’s friendly atmosphere and smaller size
  • The perfect place to raise a family
  • Easily visit and navigate Ft. Myers’ downtown area, where you’ll find a variety of fun activities and events for all ages (restaurants or bars on the water, live music and shows, and much more)
  • Beautiful beaches and warm weather
  • A centralized airport with direct flights in and out of US cities
  • Lee County is the focal point of Southwest Florida, here are some area relocation resources to help you learn more about our wonderful region.

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