Dr. Nicole J. Markovich has joined SalusCare, Inc., as a psychiatrist in children’s outpatient services.
Dr. Markovich will see patients with appointments at the Ortiz Campus at 2789 Ortiz Ave. in Fort Myers. Dr. Markovich is part of SalusCare’s expansion of children’s outpatient behavioral health treatment, enabling the non-profit to treat more children and adolescents and reduce wait times for appointments.
She is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree Cum Laude in environmental health science and received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwannee, Ga.
This was followed by post-graduate training in psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine/Rowan University in Stratford, N.J.
Dr. Markovich also has earned certifications in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support.
About SalusCare, Inc.
SalusCare, Inc., is the largest, most comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment program in Southwest Florida, serving 17,000 people per year of all ages from seven locations in Lee County. The non-profit organization offers crisis stabilization, detoxification, outpatient and residential treatment as well as prevention programming and an Employee Assistance Program for about 50 area companies. The majority of programs are accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
SalusCare services are not free. Fees are charged on a sliding scale, based on family income. In many cases, private insurance is accepted. SalusCare is a United Way partner agency.
For more information, call 239-275-3222 or visit www.SalusCareFlorida.org.