Jon Belsher, MD
President and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Jon Belsher serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of UCI Medical Affiliates. Before joining UCI in November of 2017, Dr. Belsher served as Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of MedSpring Urgent Care. In this role, he was responsible for clinical services, business operations and employer health services. He was instrumental in growing the organization from inception to over 42 centers across five markets and three states.
Dr. Belsher is trained in both Family and Internal Medicine. He completed a Critical Care Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and served as a Staff Intensivist and Assistant Professor for the Scott & White Healthcare Delivery System in Temple, Texas.
Prior to his fellowship training, Dr. Belsher served as White House Liaison and Advance Representative for the George H.W. Bush administration. He also served our country as an Air National Guardsman in the 162nd Fighter Wing, where he served as Chief of Aerospace Medicine, Chief of Flight Medicine and Flight Surgeon.
Ryan Foster, MBA, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Foster serves as the Chief Financial Officer of UCI Medical Affiliates. He joined UCI in August 2009 and has previously served the roles of Financial & Operations Analyst, Treasurer, and Controller. Prior to joining UCI, Ryan worked in public accounting for seven years starting his career at Cantey, Tiller, Pierce, & Green, LLP in Camden, SC and then at Scott McElveen, LLP (now Scott and Company LLC) in Columbia, SC. He provided assurance and advisory services to clients in the health care, manufacturing, insurance, and financial institution industry.
Mr. Foster earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in from the University of South Carolina where he majored in Accounting and Masters in Business Administration from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the State of South Carolina and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is a member of the AICPA, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA). He has served on the SCACPA Members in Business and Industry Task Force Committee, and on the Board of Trustees and House Corporation for the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at the University of South Caorlina. He currently serves on the board of Welvista, and on the Audit/Finance Committee of the United Way of the Midlands.
Shane Lacaillade, MBA, MHA, MS-PI
Senior Vice President, Center Operations
Shane Lacaillade is senior vice president of center operations for UCI Medical Affiliates. Prior to joining UCI Medical, he was director of operations for Premise Health, based in Memphis, Tenn.
A Vermont native, Lacaillade began his medical career in 1990 by enlisting in the military. He served in both the U.S. Air Force and Army for 24 years. His roles included director of operations, multi-unit practice manager, clinical transformation manager and senior medical adviser to Special Operations. He deployed numerous times to Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan and Lebanon, retiring honorably in 2014.
Lacaillade holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management along with master’s degrees in Health Administration, Business Administration and Performance Improvement. He enjoys spending time with his family, going to sporting events and traveling abroad. He is also an active member with the Capital Rotary Club.
Curtis Franke, MD
President and Chief Medical Officer, Doctors Care
Dr. Curtis Franke has been with Doctors Care, P.A., since 2008 when he was hired as a staff physician. He was named Regional Medical Director for the Lowcountry region in 2010.
Board Certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Franke earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University, and a Doctor of Medicine degree at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Franke was the Chief Resident of his family practice residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Franke also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Citadel, in Charleston, S.C.
PROGRESSIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY
Barry Fitch, DPT, MBA
President, Progressive Physical Therapy
Dr. Fitch is the President of Progressive Physical therapy. A South Carolina native, he served honorably in the US Army as a military translator before obtaining his physical therapy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. In 1987 he opened his first private practice physical therapy clinic in Columbia. Soon the practice expanded, adding several more clinics and staff. Always eyeing new opportunities for growth, his Progressive Physical Therapy Services joined UCI Medical in 1997.
Under his leadership, Progressive PT has grown to reach the major markets in South Carolina and now boasts 20 clinics statewide. His entrepreneurial spirit has led the company to develop several specialized programs, which include trigger point dry needling, and osteoarthritis programs.
Dr. Fitch earned his BA in Biology in 1981 from Francis Marion University and his BS in Physical Therapy from The Medical University of South Carolina in 1984. Ever a consummate learner, he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, Florida, in 1998 and his Masters in Business Administration from Brenau University, Georgia, in 2001. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, is a trained manual therapist and is Integrated Orthopedics Certified. He is a private pilot and a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. He and his family are members of Saluda Baptist Church.