Dave Kistel

VP, Facilities & Support Services

Lee Health

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Dave Kistel was a featured speaker at HealthSpaces ’18.

Read a summary of his session here.

Dave Kistel is Vice President of Facilities & Support Services at Lee Health System, located in Lee County, Florida. He is a graduate of Furman University.

Dave is responsible for the integrated facilities and support service operations of a multi-hospital system including four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals with a total of 1423 beds, 2,326,405 square feet of physical plant, one nursing home, and over fifty (50) outpatient / physician office sites.

His division includes five departments with four hundred and sixty-five employees. The departments managed are: Facilities Management Administration, Plant Operations, Facilities Planning & Design, Construction, and Environmental Safety.

  • LMHS is creating a 10 year system facility master plan.
  • LMHS is constructing a new Children’s Hospital on the HealthPark Medical Center campus.
  • LMHS is adding a 275 bed vertical expansion onto an existing facility and adding a new 167,000 sq.ft. outpatient center of the future.