Why Do I Need a Primary Care Physician?

Many people believe they only need a doctor when they are sick. However, having a primary care physician may be your key to staying healthy. An important responsibility of a primary care physician is providing preventative care. Think of your primary care physician as your wellness coach, who will protect your health through regular checkups, and will make sure you get the screenings you need to identify any concerns as early as possible. There are

Lee Health. Caring People. Inspiring Health.

Lee Physician Group has more than 500 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced practitioners. We are right where you need us, too, with 80 office locations in Lee County that make it easy for you and your family to find a primary care or specialty care office near you. Many of our practices are located in buildings or office complexes with other important medical services—such as imaging, rehabilitation, and labs. Our specialty physicians treat

Facing Infection Head On

Infections are frightening – just ask anyone with an imminent surgery, joint replacement, or hospital stay, and many will tell you their biggest concern is developing an infection while there. And their fear is not unwarranted. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 25 patients will have at least one infection following their hospital stay. Also known as HAIs (healthcare-acquired infections), many infections are the result of germs picked up during a hospital

Adult Day Services Keeps Seniors Independent Longer

Adult Day Center services may be the perfect fit for you and your loved one if you are identifying that additional care is needed as independence inevitably declines. They offer necessary supervision during the day with the participant returning home, where they feel most comfortable, at the end of the day. Adult Day Centers provide meaningful activities, an opportunity for socialization amongst peers, medication management, meals, necessary support and supervision. These services empower older adults

Your Brain and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss – the subject can invoke a wide spectrum of reactions. From “selective hearing” jokes to a real burden on relationships, working in the Hearing Healthcare field exposes you to them all. But how serious is hearing loss and how important is the need to treat it? There is more and more research being done in this area, and the results are coming in. The results show a direct link between hearing health and

Struggling with Sleep Apnea?

Are you or a loved one struggling with a CPAP to treat obstructive sleep apnea? The sad truth is that many people who have had CPAP therapy prescribed to treat their obstructive sleep apnea are unable or unwilling to wear their CPAP every night for their entire length of sleep. While some patients are very compliant and use their CPAP faithfully every night as prescribed, there is research that suggests that non-tolerance/non-compliance with CPAP is