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LCMS Survey Says!

Dear Lee County Medical Society Members, 
We are in the process of completing our strategic plan for 2015.  Our member's input is critical to this process so we can understand their needs as we plan for the future.   Please take a few minutes to complete this survey by Monday, May 31, 2015.  Your entry will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card to be given away June 1, 2015. 

Medicaid expansion in Florida, not perfect but how can we say no?

Returning from a recent military drill weekend, I had the rare opportunity to read the New York Times from cover to cover. Between work & kids, I’m sure many of you can understand what a luxury it is to have the time to actually read the paper. An article caught my attention, about our dear governor suing the United States government for coercion tactics in trying to pressure him to adopt the expansion to Medicaid. Really?

May CME's Available

May CME offerings coming up take a look!

 May 2 – Transfusion Safety Symposium

May 12 – Oncology Conference for Clinicians – Difficult Relationship Issues When a Family is Faced with Caner

May 18 – Baker Act: The Law & What you Need to Know to Initiate the Process

May 19 – Scientific Principles of Superior Nutrition

May 30 – Annual Pediatric Conference

The Doctors Company Announces 5% Dividend for Eligible Members in Florida

The Doctors Company Announces 2015 Member Dividend

Marijuana Quality Testing?

It seems like we just can’t get away from this topic, as it enters the discussion at almost every LCMS board meeting. 

Expansion of Scope-of-Practice Doesn't Have to be a Four-Letter Word

By the time this goes to press, the Florida’s Teaching Hospitals will have already announced the findings from a study highlighting the physician specialist shortages in Florida, and I must admit that as I write this I have not yet seen the study, yet there are some basic facts that will surely be in it… and certainly this won’t be news to any of us. More than 85% of physicians currently in the state of Florida are over 40, including me.

Annual Medical Service Awards 2013

Thomas Carrasquillo, M.D.was presented with The Award for Citizenship & Community Service for outstanding leadership and public service above and beyond the call of duty as a practicing physician. This includes service within the local community and abroad

Annual Medical Services Awards 2014

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Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

 Andrew Oakes-Lottridge, M.D.

Like every new president of our medical society, I am faced each month with the quandary of what to write in these pages. There certainly is not much that I can teach my esteemed colleagues. So let me start off the year by welcoming and introducing you all to our new executive director, Mrs. Julie Ramirez.


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About Us


The Lee County Medical Society (LCMS) is an organization dedicated to the health of our community in Lee County, FL. Our physicians serve Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, and Captiva. More

Lee County Medical Society
13770 Plantation Road Ste 1
Fort Myers, Florida 33912
P: (239) 936-1645
F: (239) 936-0533