Rita Cagle, NP
Rita graduated from Florence-Darlington Technical College in 2003 with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. She worked alongside Dr. Kline in the post-anesthesia care unit and operating room at Carolinas Hospital Systems for five years. She then transferred to McLeod Regional Medical Center where she worked in open heart and interventional radiology before going back to school for her Master’s degree. Rita obtained her Master’s Degree in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University. She is a diplomat of American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and a member of American Society of Pain Management Nursing. She is focusing on obtaining her board certification in Pain Management. She also has certificates of achievement in the administration of botulinum toxin and dermal fillers for aesthetic enhancements.
Lauren Butler – Practice Manager
Lauren grew up in Columbia, SC and has been a resident of Horry County now for over ten years. Lauren is a graduate of Allied Medical School with a certificate in Medical transcription and has more than ten years of accounting and customer service experience.
Ashleigh Hotaling, RN, BSN
Ashleigh graduated in 2007 from Florence Darlington Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in nursing. After becoming a Registered Nurse, she worked at her local hospital on the medical floor and eventually transferred into the Intensive Care Unit where she worked for 3 years. She then went to work in the Trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit at McLeod Reginal Medical Center’s Level 2 Trauma Unit in Florence, SC. During this time she was purusing her Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, began working with Dr. Kline January 2014, and completed her BSN in March 2015. Ashleigh will be returning to school to further her education to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been accepted into the Nurse Practitioner Program at Chamberlain College of Nursing and will be staring in January 2016.
Tiffany McCaskill, RN
Tiffany is a 2013 graduate from Francis Marion University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology with a minor in chemistry. After becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2007, she worked in Maternal OBGYN under Dr. Jun Koike at a local medical facility until she decided to advance her career. In 2012 she graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Florence Darlington Technical College. After becoming a Registered Nurse, she went to work in the Trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit at McLeod Regional Medical Center’s Level 2 Trauma Unit in Florence, SC. She then transferred closer to home, working in the Intensive Care Unit at Carolina Hospital Systems where she remains an employee at present time. Tiffany began working for Dr. Kline in April of 2017. During this time she is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Drexel University graduating in the Summer of 2018, hoping to advance her career as a Nurse Practitioner.
Alex Kline – Medical Assistant
Alex graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 2017 with a degree in Political Science. He has worked as an assistant since the opening of the practice in 2015. When not working, Alex enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan.
Mimi Lee – Medical Biller
Mimi has been in the medical field for over 23 years and has been a part of Dr. Kline's practice since 2016. Her experience includes medical billing and medical assisting. She is a native of Chicago, where she attended Northeastern University, majoring in journalism before choosing a career in the medical field. She currently lives in Conway with her fiancé and two cats. Mimi enjoys hiking, bowling and spending time with her family.
Lori Cole – Front Desk Receptionist
Lori grew up in Upstate New York. She moved to South Carolina three years ago with 2 of her 3 grown children. She has a medical office assistant certificate and more than 20 years of customer service and front desk experience.