IPALC Patient Newsletter






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Thank You


Thank you to the community at large, who support the vision of IPALC and the leaders who devote their time, talent and treasure to keep goals in focus.  Without the patients of Lee County, the Physicians of Lee County wouldn't matter!

Click here to find an independent doctor in Lee County.





Raymond Kordonowy, MD





Welcome readers!


This past month we attended the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce  September Mixpo event.  Some of our new readers are likely attendees as we availed ourselves of the business community to explain what our association is all about. Thanks for letting us have your email in order to bring you our newsletter.


IPALC doctors welcome the opportunity to be of service to our local citizens. Please check out our site if you are in need of medical services.  Our doctors are independent which means we serve and work for you- the patient.  You can look up doctors by name, practice or specialty from our site.  Consider our RSS feed to get our latest blog offering written by our physician members!


Recently  I had offered an opinion to the public that was very pro-patient.  Opportunities like this is what we strive for.  Soon we will be addressing the hospital board on improving bed admission access.  Our doctors are patients as well as providers and we know how terrible the lack of bed availability is affecting our community. We aim to do something about it and not 5 years from now.  The concept of recovery care centers is an obvious solution to this problem and our citizens should be 100% behind this proposal.  IPALC certainly is.


As our audience please offer suggestions for desired content. Like us on Facebook and feel free to help us grow our readership using the other social media apps.  This spring we will hold our second annual health fair which features a short lecture format to allow you to "get to know" our doctors. 



Humbly submitted,


 Raymond W. Kordonowy MD ABIM ABCL, President of IPALC





Physician Spotlight


IPALC would like to offer you a different feature physician each month to help you learn who our Independent Physicians are in our community. 


As you begin reading our newsletter, if there is a specific group or physician in Lee County you wish to know more about, send an email to  so that we may feature that physician or group.



Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Florida




Primary Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery 


Secondary Speciality: Hand Specialist



 Dr. Christopher Myer is the newest physician to join the team at Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Florida.  


Dr. Myer graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S. in Biology and received his M.D. from Ohio State University, College of Medicine.  He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio.


Dr. Myer has additional training in procedures of the:

* Upper Extremity
* Pediatric Hand
* Arthroscopic Surgery
* Fracture Care
* Total Joint Replacement Surgery


Dr. Myer completed his Hand Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


Dr. Myer is a member of :

  • American Association for Hand Surgery - 2015
  • AOA Emerging Leader 2013 - present
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Candidate Member - 2012-present
  • American Medical Association member- 2012
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009-present
  • American Medical Student Association; member, 2005-2009

In his personal life, Dr. Myer enjoys playing golf, fishing, running, reading and hiking.


Visit Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Florida for more information on the practice and Dr. Myer.  Visit Site Here


Click here to send Dr. Myer and his staff a message.






  • Many of our IPALC Physicians are posting blogs on a regular basis. We have even been enjoying some posts from new physicians.  Please be sure to check the News & Articles section of the IPALC website on a regular basis.  


  • Dr. Raymond Kordonowy has published a FREE RECIPE E-BOOK on the IPALC website.  It is full of recipes that are not only healthy, but delicious too!  Please take a moment to download the e-book and encourage your friends to do the same.









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