Fight For Air Climb Fort Myers 2013 Honorary Medical Chairman
Salvatore Lacagnina, D.O.
Vice President of Health & Wellness, Medical Director Wellness Centers
We are very fortunate to have Dr. Salvatore Lacagnina serving as this year’s Fight For Air Climb Honorary Medical Chairman. Dr. Sal, as he is known to most of us has already been a great friend of the Fort Myers Climb event. He is also one of our climb participants and fastest climbers. He is the Vice President of Health and Wellness for Lee Memorial Health System. In that role his mission is to motivate, educate and empower people to improve their health and wellness. He is currently responsible for developing a comprehensive employee health and wellness program for 9600 employees. He is also the Medical Director for the Lee Memorial Health System wellness centers. Previously he practiced Internal Medicine with the Lee Physician Group with emphasis on prevention and wellness, disease management, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and risk factor reduction. He obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and AMA Board Certification in 1994. Dr. Lacagnina appears regularly on television’s FOX4 Rising, writes a weekly column in The NewsPress and a monthly column for the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Trends publication. We are very thankful and honored to call him our Honorary Medical Chairman for the 2013 Fight For Air Climb.