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Updated: Jan 30

Dr. Frank Kase Added to Upperline’s Group of Medical Advisors

Nashville, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2020) Upperline Health, leader in lower-extremity care, has partnered with Burbank Podiatry Associates Group to extend its capabilities into the Southern California market. Upperline Health has also added Frank Kase, DPM, FACFAS, to its group of medical advisors.


“It is so exciting to add Dr. Frank Kase, one of the most influential DPMs in America to our platform,” said Michael King, DPM, Chief Medical Officer at Upperline Health. “Frank offers not only the best of the best of clinical skills, but a wealth of experience and respect in the California podiatric medical landscape."


Dr. Frank Kase is the founding partner of Burbank Podiatry Associates Group. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery as well as the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is the Fellowship Director of Specialty Surgery Center of Encino, a past president of the California Podiatric Medical Association and chairman of Health Policy Committee of the California Podiatric Medical Association for more than 20 years. His business partner, Dr. Oliver Wang, is a prominent foot and ankle reconstructive surgeon and is the key attending physician of UCLA’s Olive View Medical Center where he teaches and trains residents and students.


“Our partnership with Upperline Health will help us in our goal of providing the highest quality foot and ankle care to patients in need,” said Dr. Kase. “Providing value-based care will allow us to impact the overall health and wellness of Burbank and our surrounding communities.”


Upperline Health provides the highest quality care to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. Upperline Health is building out a network of the top physicians and practices across the country while partnering with health plans and community providers to deliver comprehensive lower extremity care in a consistent and high-quality manner.


Burbank Podiatry Associates Group is a podiatric practice located in Burbank, CA. Burbank Podiatry Associates Group is dedicated to offering high-quality foot and ankle care to every patient in need. Learn More

Nashville, Tenn. (October 22, 2019) Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic has partnered with Upperline Health, a leader in lower-extremity care. Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic is comprised of 21 foot and ankle physicians and surgeons across 18 clinics that offer comprehensive care to residents of central Florida.


“We believe that changing the paradigm of healthcare is possible by bringing together the best and brightest doctors and leveraging our value-based care experience to provide better care at a lower cost to the system and to our patients.” said Dr. Michael King, DPM, Chief Medical Officer at Upperline Health.


The Upperline Health group in central Florida now includes 39 foot and ankle specialists across 29 clinics, making it the largest practice in central Florida and further increasing its footprint across the United States.


“Orlando Foot & Ankle’s high-caliber team of surgeons will continue to provide the highest quality preventative care and surgical treatment to our patients,” said Dr. Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS and partner at Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic. “Together we will continue our work of establishing lower extremity care as an integral part of the medical community.”


“After thirty plus years of growing this group practice, I really thought the energy and enthusiasm of our practice might have already peaked,” said Dr. David B. Moates, DPM, FACFAS. “But the opportunities and synergies now made possible with Upperline Health have me more excited than ever knowing that we all can achieve even more to provide high-quality foot and ankle care in Central Florida.”


Upperline Health provides the highest quality care to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. Upperline Health is building out a network of the top podiatric physicians and practices across the country while partnering with health plans and community providers to deliver comprehensive lower extremity and wound care in a consistent and high-quality manner. Upperline Health currently offers lower extremity care throughout Alabama, California, Florida and Tennessee via 53 providers and 41 clinics. Learn More


Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic is committed to the delivery of optimal quality and cost-effective medical and surgical care. It is the joint responsibility and goal of the physicians as well as the entire staff to provide Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic’s patients with excellence at every phase of their diagnosis and treatment. Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic physicians enjoy privileges at 17 hospital locations and 2 outpatient surgery centers to accommodate the growing medical needs of the Central Florida communities. Learn More

Updated: Oct 22, 2019

Dr. Jeffrey DeSantis Added to Upperline’s Group of Medical Advisors


Nashville, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2019) Cambridge Foot & Ankle Associates has partnered with Upperline Health, leader in lower-extremity care, and will serve as Upperline’s first practice in the California division. Upperline Health has also added Dr. Jeffrey R. DeSantis, DPM, FACFAS and founding partner of Cambridge Foot & Ankle, to its group of medical advisors.


“We are delighted to add such a high-caliber physician and individual as Dr. DeSantis to our practice family. I have known Jeff for years and feel he adds both clinical excellence and superb leadership to Upperline Health,” said Dr. Michael King, DPM, Chief Medical Officer at Upperline Health. “Dr. DeSantis is exactly the type of physician leader that we desire at Upperline Health. Jeff's inspiring work and practice ethic serves as a great role model to our other young physicians as well.”


Dr. DeSantis is a founding partner and leading podiatric physician at Cambridge Foot & Ankle Associates. He is also the current vice president of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). Dr. DeSantis has served as the President of the California Podiatric Medical Association as well as an expert for the Podiatric Medical Board of California.


“We are excited to begin our partnership with Upperline Health as we work together to build a top-tier, lower-extremity platform in California,” said Dr. DeSantis. “We believe that providing value-based care through clinical excellence and integrity will allow us to become the top foot and ankle provider in California.”


Upperline Health’s current medical advisors include Dr. Eugene Pascarella, DPM, FACFAS of Foot & Ankle Associates of Florida in Altamonte Springs, FL and Dr. James Rust, DPM, FACFAS of Atlantic Foot & Ankle Associates in Daytona Beach, FL.


Upperline Health, Inc. provides the highest quality care to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. Upperline Health is building out a network of the top podiatric physicians and practices across the country while partnering with health plans and community providers to deliver comprehensive lower extremity and wound care in a consistent and high-quality manner.


Cambridge Foot & Ankle Associates is a 2-location podiatric practice located in Newport Beach, CA and Orange, CA. As a top-ranked foot and ankle medical practice in California, Cambridge Foot and Ankle Associates is dedicated to providing patient-centered care focused on achieving optimal results and long-term relief of symptoms. Learn More

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