Dave Adams, President
Dave Adams is the President of Freedom Health Holdings, LLC, the management company of the AFC Urgent Care centers in Waltham, Bedford, Burlington and Stoneham, Massachusetts, where he also runs day-to-day operations and management of the Company. Prior to launching these AFC Urgent Care medical practices, Dave spent several years with Suffolk Construction in Boston, MA, most recently as the Vice President of Operations where he was responsible for operations and financial management of nearly $1 Billion of commercial, residential and retail construction projects for the company’s Northeast region. Captain Adams also served around the globe for nearly a decade as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, both as a leadership instructor and as an Assault Amphibian platoon commander. Dave graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the College of William & Mary where he was the recipient of a four-year athletic football scholarship. Dave also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Dr. Kristina Orio, DO, FACEP -Medical Director & Lead Provider
Dr. Kristina Orio is a board certified Emergency Medicine Provider with nearly 15 years of clinical experience in both the private and US military healthcare sectors. After graduating from Wellesley College with a degree in Biochemistry, Kris was awarded a highly-competitive Health Professions Scholarship by the United States Air Force to attend the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medical School.
Dr. Orio fulfilled her residency studies in Emergency Medicine at the Wilford Hall and Brooke Army Medical Centers in San Antonio, Texas before serving as a Battlefield Emergency Medical Combat Provider at Travis Air Force Base in California and in Kirkuk, Iraq as part of a Mobile Field Surgical Team where she treated wounded US military personnel. Following her combat tour, Major Orio joined the clinical faculty of the San Antonio Uniformed Health Services Consortium’s Emergency Medicine Residency and then the Baptist Health System in San Antonio, TX.
Dr. Orio joined the AFC Urgent Care team following several years as an Emergency Medicine Provider at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, MA. She lives in Weston, MA with her husband (also a physician) and her three children.
Rebecca D. Kano, MD, Primary Care Provider
Dr. Rebecca Kano serves as the Director of Primary Care Services at the AFC Urgent Care / American Family Care locations in Waltham, Bedford, Burlington, Stoneham and North Andover, MA. She is a board-certified Family Medicine physician with over twenty years of experience in healthcare.
Prior to joining the American Family Care (AFC) network in 2013, Dr. Kano spent eight years as a Clinical Instructor with the Department of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Kano also served for two years post-residency in high-acuity urgent care settings in both Arizona and New York before settling in the Boston area.
Dr. Kano graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and also from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. Rebecca completed her residency at the Scottsdale Healthcare Family Practice Residency Program followed by a one-year fellowship in Faculty Development at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Phoenix.
Dr. Kano and her team of Primary Care providers are currently accepting new patients across our network. If you’re interested in our primary care services, please contact us today!