Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida is hosting an exclusive lunch with neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta. The multiple Emmy award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN and renowned speaker will share his knowledge, insight, and perspective during the March 24 luncheon being held at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples.

Tickets and sponsorships are available for the luncheon, which supports Healthcare Network’s mission to make patient-centered, team-based, and continuous comprehensive healthcare accessible and affordable to everyone, regardless of insurance status. The event is being co-chaired by Stephanie Pezeshkan and Adria Starkey.

Sponsorships include premier sponsor for $25,000, with eight reserved seats, including two seats at Dr. Gupta’s table; champion sponsor for $10,000, with five reserved seats at a prominent table, and leader sponsor for $5,000 with two reserved seats at a prominent table. All sponsorship packages include additional benefits.

Tickets for the lunch are $500 per person.

Dr. Gupta plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news for all of CNN’s shows domestically and internationally and contributes to CNN.com. He is also the host of the CNN Original Series “Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.” In addition to his work for CNN, Gupta is a member of the staff and faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine. He is associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and regularly performs surgery at Emory University and Grady hospitals.

“Healthcare Network is pleased to continue the conversation of advances and equity in healthcare by bringing Dr. Gupta to Southwest Florida to share his insight,” said Dr. Emily Ptaszek, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida. “His medical training and public health policy experience gives him an interesting perspective in how healthcare is evolving.”

For information on tickets or sponsorship packages, please contact Victoria Gauze at 239-658-3055, or VGauze@HealthcareSWFL.org.