Rehabilitation Hospital

Lee memorial Hospital

  • 2776 Cleveland Avenue
  • Medical Office Center
  • 5th and 6th Floor
  • Fort Myers, FL 33901
  • T: 239-343-3900
  • F: 239-343-3144

The Rehabilitation Hospital, a 60-bed comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation facility located within Lee Memorial Hospital, provides care for adult and pediatric patients.

The Rehabilitation Hospital is dually accredited by the DNV and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities with specialty certification in stroke management and brain injury. It is the only licensed comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation facility in Lee County.

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Key Facts

  • Established: 1987
  • Type of Facility: Acute Care
  • Number of Rehabilitation Hospital Beds: 60
  • Number of Employees: 130
  • Number of Medical Staff: 1000+
  • Number of Volunteers: 500+


Special Recognition

  • The Rehabilitation Hospital has special certification in stroke management; is a member of the Lee Memorial Health System trauma team; and is a State of Florida Department of Health designated brain and spinal cord injury inpatient rehabilitation program for the five-county region covered by the Trauma District.
  • The Rehabilitation Hospital employs more than 130 individuals, has a medical staff of more than 1,000 and benefits from the generosity of more than 500 volunteers.
  • The Rehabilitation Hospital is dually accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities with specialty certification in Stroke Management and DNV Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.


Treatment & Services Provided

Treatment & Services available within hospital:

  • Dietary Services
  • Neuropsychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Social Work


Number of Persons Served

In the 12 month period of October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014, The Rehabilitation Hospital discharged 1,025 patients delivering more than 13,163 days of patient care with an average length of stay of 12.9 days.

Ages of persons serviced are 8 years and older.

8-12 years old: 3
13-18 years old: 7
19-40 years old: 62
41-64 years old: 288
65-105 years old: 655
Male: 537
Female: 488

Conditions and Diagnoses Served

The case mix of impairment groups served by the Rehabilitation Hospital are listed below.*

Stroke 256 25%
Traumatic Brain Injury 53 5.2%
Non-Traumatic Brain Injury 52 5.1%
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 17 1.7%
Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 36 3.5%
Neuro 44 4.3%
Fractured Lower Extremity 169 16.5%
Replacement LE 56 5.5%
Other Ortho 60 5.9%
Amputation Lower Extremity 51 5.0%
Cardiac 21 2.0%
Pulmonary 7 0.7%
Major Multiple Trauma
w/o Brain or Spinal Cord Injury
60 5.9%
Major Multiple Trauma
w/Brain or Spinal Cord Injury
25 2.4%
Guillain-Barre 8 0.8%
Medically Complex 109 10.6%

Discharge Disposition

Upon completion of their stay at the Rehabilitation Hospital from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014, patients were discharged to the following settings:

Rehabilitation Hospital National (case mix and severity adjusted)
Discharge to Community (patient goal)
738 patients met their discharge goals
72.1% 79.6%
Discharge to Skilled Facility or Other Alternate Level of Care-156 patients 15.2% 12.5%
Discharge to Acute Care-125 patients 12.2% 8.0 %
*Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation: Case Mix Group Adjusted Report Copyright 2014 UDSMR – U. B. Foundation Act. Inc. (October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014)

Patient / Family Satisfaction

Surpassing the expectations of our patients and families is our goal. We currently utilize Press Ganey, an independent firm, as our satisfaction tool. In the 12-month period from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014 our patients rated The Rehabilitation Hospital Top Box (patients rating very good care) score at 59.7 percent.


Contact Us

  • Phone Number: 239-343-3900

Patient Resources

For an overview of our hospital and specialized services, please download our patient resource materials:

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