Jessica Ford

E.M.T. / Medical Assistant

Jessi was raised in our hometown of St. Charles. She attended Olympia College where she graduated with honors for medical assisting. Jessi also attendted ECC where she graduated with honors and received her state licensing as an EMT. Jessi began working with the LaCava Center in June 2008. She is passionate about health and wellness as a whole, and prides herself in patient care and communication. Most important to Jessi is her personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She is active within her church body, participating in various ministries and small groups. She enjoys playing at the river, creek, splash park and playground with her two sons, 5 and 3 years old, and cookouts/bonfires with friends and family.

Dr. LaCava Credentials:

  • Board certified OB/GYN
  • Board eligible in Environmental Medicine
  • Over 30 years in private practice
  • Commended by the Governor of South Carolina

Dr. LaCava Memberships:

  • American Academy of Environmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

Dr. LaCava Certifications:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life support
  • Advanced Trauma Life support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Dr. LaCava Education:

  • University of Massachusetts, BS
  • Northwestern University Medical School, PhD
  • Georgetown University, Intern

Suzanne LaCava

R.N. / Co-Founder & Office Administrator

Nicole LaCava

R.N., M.S. / Director of Nursing

Sija Bansal

M.D., B.A.-Business Administration / Director of Patient Care.

Jessica Ford

E.M.T / Medical Assistant

Melissa Jahn


Melanie LaCava

Asst. Office Administrator


Michael LaCava

General Counsel / LaCava Law Firm, LLC

Bella Appleyard

Admin Assistant