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Local doctor recognized nationally and internationally May 5th, 2014

After being recognized nationally for his first Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT) procedure in Southwest Florida, Dr. Alaa El-Gendy of Florida Lung & Sleep Associates was invited to lead the first Bronchial Thermoplasty workshop in Egypt. Dr. Alaa El-Gendy is the founder of Florida Lung & Sleep Associates in Lehigh Acres since...

3rd Annual Kid's Fishing Tournament in Lehigh Acres Citizen Jul 17th, 2013

http://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/528186/Big-catch--Kids-fishing-tourney-deemed-successful.html

3rd Annual Kids Fishing Tournament featured in the Lehigh Acres Citizen Jun 12th, 2013

The Lehigh Acres Citizen featured the 3rd Annual Kids Fishing Tournament in their newspaper for the week of June 12th, 2013. See link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/527894/Children-s-fishing-tourney-planned.html

Ahmed El-Gendy Wins Honorary Mayor Title for 2013 Mar 27th, 2013

The Lehigh Acres Citizen featured a story on Ahmed El-Gendy winning the Honorary Mayor title for the second year in a row. See link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/527272/El-Gendy-retains-honorary-mayor-title-as-festival-ends.html

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Received Reacredditation from the College of American Pathologists Feb 13th, 2013

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Laboratory has received reaccreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP's accreditation programs. Dr. Alaa El-Gendy, the facility's director, was told of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the...

Ahmed El-Gendy Runs Again For Honorary Mayor Jan 9th, 2013

Ahmed El-Gendy wants to be the honorary mayor of Lehigh Acres again for the coming year. He is the first to announce his bid to run again and "buy votes" from the public to help him keep his title. See full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/526699/El-Gendy-wants-to-stay-honorary-mayor.html

Breakthrough Treatment for Those with Severe Asthma Dec 12th, 2012

Breakthrough Treatment for Those with Severe Asthma: Dr. El-GEndy performs the first Bronchial Thermoplasty in Southwest FL More than 22 million Americans suffer from asthma. For some, the disease can be easily managed with an inhaler and other medications, but for many, it is a debilitating, life-altering (and sometimes life-threatening)...

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary Oct 17th, 2012

More than 200 people turned out Saturday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Florida Lung & Sleep Associates having a practice in Lehigh Acres. A health fair was held during the celebration. See full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/526120/El-Gendy-celebrates-10-years.html

Dr. El-Gendy performs the first Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy in Lee County, FL Aug 13th, 2012

On Thursday July 19, 2012, Dr. Alaa El-Gendy of Florida Lung & Sleep Associates performed the first new procedure called Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy® (ENB)™ in Lee County. ENB is a new technology that uses GPS-like features to locate and biopsy lesions that are deep in the lung (lung spot). ENB...

2nd Annual Fishing Tournament Results Jun 14th, 2012

The winners for the tournament are below: Most fish caught award, Brandon Herrero; largest fish award, Michael Adams, Smallest Fish award, Charles Owen, Last Fishergirl Standing award, Abby Ricciardi and the ugliest Fish Award went to Logan Howard. To see report coverage from Lehigh Acres Citizen check out the link...

New Honorary Mayor Honors Doctors on Doctors Day Apr 3rd, 2012

Lehigh's new Honorary Mayor Ahmed El-Gendy wasted no time in taking on his "duties" last week when he presented several large-sized pizzas to several Lehigh Acres doctors in honor of Doctors Appreciation Day Friday. See full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/524220/Free-pizzas-mark-Doctors-Day.html

Ahmed El-Gendy Won Honorary Mayor for 2012! Mar 29th, 2012

Lehigh Acres has a new honorary mayor who earned the title by raising $164 more than his closest contestant in the competition. The race for honorary mayor is based on who can raise the most money by selling votes. Ahmed El-Gendy, a technologist in his father's Florida Lung & Sleep...

Free Sleep Screening for National Sleep Awareness Week Mar 7th, 2012

Dr. Alaa El-Gendy and Florida Lung & Sleep Associates are inviting the public to attend National Sleep Awareness Week in Lehigh Acres. It is an annual public education and awareness campaign to promote the importance of sleep. National Sleep Awareness Week starts this week and ends with the clock change...

Ahmed El-Gendy Joins Honorary Mayor Race For 2012 Mar 7th, 2012

See link below for full story: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/523929/Two-more-join-race-for-honorary-mayor.html

Dr. El-Gendy Wins Election For Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Nov 10th, 2011

The Lehigh Acres Citizen reported today that Dr. El-Gendy won the election for the Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. His term starts on 01/01/2012. See link below for full story: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/522445/Chamber-Board-of-Directors-election-results.html

Stop Smoking Session Begins Tuesday Oct 17th, 2011

The Lehigh Acres Citizen posted in their community calendar the upcoming Stop Smoking Session that begins Tuesday. See link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/522069/Stop-smoking-sessions-begin-Tuesday-in-Lehigh.html

Ahmed El-Gendy Awarded Employee of the Month by the Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce Oct 6th, 2011

Last week Ahmed El-Gendy received the Employee of the Month Award from the Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce. A story was featured in the Lehigh Acres Citizen. See the full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/521823/Chamber-honors-three-at-luncheon.html Given his number of commitments, Ahmed El-Gendy is one of the most recognized faces...

Dr. El-Gendy Awarded Member of the Month Award by the Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce Aug 3rd, 2011

Dr. El-Gendy received the Member of the Month award last week from the Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce. A story was feature in the Lehigh Acres Citizen. See the full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/520873/Three-honored-by-Lehigh-Chamber.html

Quit Smoking Program Feature in the News Jun 2nd, 2011

The Quit Smoking program hosted at our office was features in the Lehigh Acres Citizen. Read the full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/515132/Groups-formed-to-help-smokers-quit.html

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Sponsors July 4th Event Mar 20th, 2011

The Lehigh Acres Citizen reported about the Annual Freedom Family Fun Festival and mentioned Florida Lung & Sleep Associates as one of the events sponsors. See link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/513753/Fireworks-scheduled-in-Lehigh-March-20.html

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Support the Lehigh Acres Community Council Jan 18th, 2011

The Lehigh Acres Citizen wrote a story about the Lehigh Acres Community Council today and it has FLorida Lung & Sleep Associates listed as a "Friend of the Council". See link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/512881/Council-plans-to-honor-retired-members.html

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Moves to A New Location Nov 4th, 2010

The Lehigh Acres Citizen featured a story this week regarding our move to the new location. See link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/511617/El-Gendy-lung--sleep-group-moves-to-new-site.html

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Plans to Move to a New Location Jul 1st, 2010

For those who used to bank with Wachovia at the branch on Lee Blvd., just behind Walmart, you're in for a surprise if you report there for a sleep study by Dr. Alaa El-Gendy. El-Gendy has taken over the site and interior remodeling is being done to construct at least...

Florida Lung & Sleep Associates Receives American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation Oct 13th, 2009

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Lehigh pulmonary Associates/DBA Florida Lung and Sleep Associates on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center"Dr. Clete KushidaAASM President See full story at the link below: http://lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/505873/Lehigh-lung--sleep-practice-is-accredited.html