Dr. Caplan Doctor, MDDr. Caplan Doctor, MD
A Boston native, Dr. Caplan’s completed his residency in Family Medicine at Boston University’s Boston Medical Center, after graduating from local schools, Williams College and Tufts University School of Medicine. He has worked at some of Boston’s premier healthcare facilities, including Codman Square Health Center, South Boston Community Health Center, Boston Medical Center, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Caplan practices full-spectrum Family Medicine, including Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, with special interests in Adolescent Care, Sports Medicine, Psychiatry, Integrative Medicine, and Telemedicine.
In addition to his role as a primary and urgent care physician, Dr. Caplan enjoys teaching his patients about alternative pain management strategies, boosting natural physical and intellectual health, and the therapeutic use of meditation and integrative medicine for those coping with both short-term and chronic illnesses. He has published research on neuroimaging at the UCLA Brain Mapping Center, presented research on pediatric and adolescent growth and development at numerous Boston conferences, and has given grand rounds on the art of meditation in medicine, as well as the therapeutic use of magic and hypnosis in medicine. Dr. Caplan lives in Boston suburbs with his wife and daughter. He has traveled across more than 40 countries on six continents. He is fluent in Spanish, an avid performance magician of 21 years, a regular practitioner of Tae Kwon Do and Vipassana meditation, and a lifetime artist.
Dr. Kimberly Schoen Doctor, MDDr. Kimberly Schoen Doctor, MD
Dr. Schoen is a Board-Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine. She attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. She attended medical school at the University of California in San Francisco and then returned to Los Angeles to complete her training at the LA County USC Medical Center. In 1991, she obtained her board certification in Emergency Medicine. Since moving to Boston in 2003, she worked in the emergency room at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital until joining AFC Urgent Care this July.
She has traveled extensively and has been to every continent with the exception of Antarctica. Her short-term goals include learning to speak French and Spanish fluently. Her long-term goal is to combine her medical knowledge and passion for travel by donating her services within the vast parts of the world that remain medically indigent.
Dr. Tomas Lichauco Doctor, MDDr. Tomas Lichauco Doctor, MD
M.P.H - Dr. Tomas F. Lichauco is a Board Certified Physician in Family Medicine and Occupational Medicine. He grew up and was educated in the Philippines and the USA. Medical training and experience has included Manila, Boston, New York City, New Jersey as well as the US Air Force Clinic in Germany. He has practiced outpatient primary care family medicine in Dedham for 16 years. Over the last year, Dr. Lichauco has been involved with urgent care and occupational medicine in the greater Boston area. AFC Urgent Care is an ideal place to use broad knowledge and experience to meet a wide variety of medical needs every day.
Danielle Husbands Medical AssistantDanielle Husbands Medical Assistant
Danielle Husbands is a seasoned Medical Assistant with over 18 years of experience. She is a graduate of Everest Institute and received her certification as a Phlebotomist, EKG technician, and is registered in MA for Medical Assisting. Danielle has many years of experience in the field of OBGYN, both in Boston as well as Atlanta, GA. Danielle hopes to bring her many years of experience as a medical assistant to this company, and help others continue to receive good quality medical care. Danielle is also part of a Regional Building Committee, which helps to build and or rebuild local places of worship in the New England area. All builds are done on a voluntary basis of donation, time and supplies. Danielle is the Primary First Aid assistant where she works hard to make sure the injured workers receive timely and on site medical care. She also enjoys sports, reading, and loves to travel.
Jessica Halliday Clinic ManagerJessica Halliday Clinic Manager
B.S RT (R) (ARRT) - Jessica has been a Radiologic Technologist for almost two years. She graduated Rhode Island College and Rhode Island Hospital School of Diagnostic Imaging in 2013 with honors and a bachelor’s degree of science in Radiologic Technology. Jessica currently holds state licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, and exercising.
Kristina Yaitanes Clinic ManagerKristina Yaitanes Clinic Manager
Kristina graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute in 2010 with a 4.0 GPA. She has 4 years of Urgent Care and Primary Care experience and is BLS certified. Currently, Kristina is attending Nursing School at Bay State College in Boston and is also taking classes towards her Bachelor’s degree at UMASS Amherst. Between Classes and studying Kristina is also a mom to a three year old girl and likes spending time with family and friends.
Lindsey Pacheco Clinic ManagerLindsey Pacheco Clinic Manager
RT (R) (MR) (ARRT) - Lindsey has been a licensed X-ray and MRI technologist in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for 7 years. She graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island in 2007 and from the MRI program in 2008. She also works at an outpatient imaging center in RI doing X-ray and MRI. In her free time, Lindsey enjoys traveling multiple times a year and spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Melanie Katcher Clinic ManagerMelanie Katcher Clinic Manager
Melanie holds a nursing assistant, patient care technologist and medical assisting certificate from Bunker Hill Community College. She has been a medical assistant for almost four years and has worked in a variety of medical departments, orthopedics being her favorite. Melanie is currently furthering her medical education by getting a license in practical nursing at Bunker Hill Community College, and strives to end up with an nurse practitioner’s degree, so she can return to pediatric orthopedics. In her spare time she enjoys playing tennis, cooking, and hanging out with her friends.
Valerie Shea Clinic ManagerValerie Shea Clinic Manager
RT (R) - X-Ray Technologist - Valerie has been a Radiologic Technologist for six and a half years. She graduated high honors from Massachusetts Bay Community College with an Associates in Radiologic Technology in 2007. Valerie holds a state license to practice Radiography in Massachusetts, and is licensed with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Valerie also works on call at a popular Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, and has worked in urgent care settings since she graduated in 2007. Valerie keeps busy raising her three children and volunteering as a Girl Scout Leader for her daughter’s troop. She also enjoys exercise, reading and enjoying some of her favorite TV shows and watching new movies with her husband.