World-Class Care is a Heartbeat Away

At Lee Health, world-class care is just a heartbeat away in Southwest Florida. The Shipley Cardiothoracic Center provides the best possible care through outstanding surgical results as well as comprehensive and compassionate care. This team of world-class physicians and nurses work closely together to offer innovative treatments and preventive care for both common and complex cardiothoracic conditions. And much of what we do – including the precious tools necessary to do it – is possible thanks to passionate individuals who give to support improvements in heart and lung disease.

Shipley Cardiothoracic Center

Shaping the Future of Heart and Lung Surgery

Shipley Cardiothoracic Center is shaping the future of heart and lung surgery. And you can help us provide a revolutionary approach to the surgical treatment of heart and lung diseases, including:

  • Spearheading cutting-edge research
  • Advancing new and innovative surgical techniques
  • Providing outstanding training to surgical teams worldwide.
Bob Cowley Shares His Story

Why Give? Bob Cowley
Shares His Story

Robert “Bob” Cowley found it difficult to walk while on vacation, but he still came back to Florida during Hurricane Irma to help clean up trees and fix broken pipes in his neighborhood. When he couldn’t get up off the ground, he knew he had a problem.