LEHIGH ACRES, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, is pleased to announce its plans to open a 27-bed, 55 and older behavioral health unit.
Gary Bell, Chief Executive Officer at Lehigh Regional Medical Center stated, "We will begin with offering electroconvulsive therapy this spring, and then when the unit is ready to open, most likely in June of 2018, the hospital will provide both. We are looking forward to fulfilling this need in southwest Florida."
Dr. Mazzorana, the unit's Medical Director, commented, "Our goal is to have a place of healing that will provide all of the necessary conditions and expertise to help those in need be successful. I strongly believe our unit will be just that."
Lehigh Regional Medical Center selected the law firm, Smith & Associates, to assist them with adding the 27-bed unit as well as hired Burt Hill/Pollock Krieg Architects to design the hospital's new unit. Current projections have the new unit opening in June of 2018.
About Lehigh Regional Medical Center:
Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, is accredited by The Joint Commission with the Gold Seal of Approval as an 88-bed acute-care facility. Committed to compassionate care, Lehigh Regional Medical Center has uniquely served its five-county community in Lehigh Acres, Florida, since 1965. The hospital provides specialty care services that include Emergency Services, Cardiology, Critical Care, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pulmonology and Wound Care. The hospital delivers patient-centered healthcare with dignity and respect for all.
Lehigh Regional Medical Center | 1500 Lee Blvd. | Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 | (239) 369-2101
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