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Our Executive Team

Bringing over six decades of experience, SouthlandMD’s Executive Team knows what healthcare facilities need and have hired the right providers, right people, and developed the right business model to help its partners succeed.

Allen Lee, MD

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Allen Lee brings a wealth of experience beyond clinical medicine to his current leadership role at SouthlandMD. His business acumen, administrative experience and risk management focus provide a unique skill set for impacting patient care while addressing the key business dynamics of the hospitals and facilities SouthlandMD partners with across Georgia and North Florida.

Dr. Lee initially received his Bachelor of Science and a Master’s degree in Architecture with associated studies in business and finance at Georgia Tech. He then returned to Georgia Tech for post baccalaureate medical studies while also teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology at Georgia State University. Prior to Medical School, Dr. Lee was the Clinical Research Coordinator at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. He graduated from Mercer Medical School and completed an Emergency Medicine Residency through the University of Florida at Shands in Jacksonville.

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Jonathan Williams, DO

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Jonathan Williams is a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician with SouthlandMD who focuses on clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and efficiency and effectiveness in the Emergency Department. He is a South Georgia native, graduating from Valdosta State University. He pursued his medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency training at the University of Florida.

Dr. Williams focuses on the complex nature of medical compliance, jurisprudence, and the evolving business of medicine. SouthlandMD prides itself on exceeding the core measures and assuring our facilities are in the top tier of excellence for emergent care. He has also had the privilege of teaching many medical students and residents and is a published author in his field.

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Jonathan Gaskins, MD

Chief Medical Officer of Emergency Services

Dr. Jonathan Gaskins brings a well-established background in emergency department operations and working with hospital administration and medical staff on a daily basis. His knowledge of rural healthcare will help in developing physician relations, hospital partnerships and expanding SouthlandMD’s footprint across the Southeast.

Prior to joining SouthlandMD, Dr. Gaskin was the attending emergency medicine physician at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Phoebe Worth Medical Center. He also was the Medical Director at both Worth County EMS and Phoebe Worth Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Microbiology from University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He graduated from Mercer Medical School and completed an Emergency Medicine Residency through Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

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Stephanie Fletcher, CFO

Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie L. Fletcher, CPA joined SouthlandMD executive leadership as their Chief Financial Officer in June 2014. She brings with her a vast array of knowledge in regards to hospital and physician reimbursement as well as finance and operational management. Stephanie is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. in accounting and business administration from Valdosta State University.

Stephanie began her career in public accounting where she was manager at Bowen, Phillips & Carmichael focusing on physician practice and business consulting for seven years. Prior to joining SouthlandMD, Stephanie worked in hospital administration for 11 years as a Chief Financial Officer and for four years served a dual role as Chief Financial Officer /Chief Executive Officer. Stephanie is a member of MGMA, HFMA, Georgia Society of CPA and ACIPA.

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