Meet Our Practitioners
Members of the Hamilton Healthcare System's Medical Staff are among Texas’ brightest young physicians and practitioners committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the community.
Dr. James R "Randy" Lee | Dr. Luke Killian | Dr. Robbye Lengefeld |
Dr. Timothy Rudolph |
Dr. W. Shalor Craig | Dr. Charles Johnson | Dr. Kristen Stegemoller | Dr. Gerald Snyder | Dr. Larry Bragg
Shelly Boyle, PA | Arlene Brown, FNP | Shelly Lengefeld, PA | Jan Eiland, FNP | John Seth, FNP Stephanie Shepherd, FNP | Kayla Routh, FNP
Dr. James R. "Randy" Lee, chief of staff, is a Hamilton native and has been with the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic since its beginning in 1997. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 1990, cum laude, and graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed a family practice residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth where he was named intern of the year and emergency medicine intern of the year. Before coming home to Hamilton, he worked as an emergency room physician in several Texas hospitals. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and in 2005 he achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Luke Killian joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2004 but closed his clinical practice in 2014 to purse his passion in emergency medicine. He currently cares for patients through the HGH ER and inpatients at HGH. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Baylor University in 1993 and a doctorate in 1997 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed his residency in family practice at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science, AHEC Northeast Family Practice, serving one year as chief resident. He practiced at College Station Family Medicine Center for four years before coming to Hamilton. While in College Station, he served as an assistant clinical professor for the Texas A&M Health Science Center. He was on the Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians residency committee and received Baylor University’s Student of the Year award in 1992. He was accepted to the Gamma Beta Phi Academic Honor Society and Golden Key National Honor Society and received the Coker-Cox and the Turner-Gooch pre-med scholarships. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association and Texas Medical Association.
Dr. Robbye Lengefeld, a Hamilton native, joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2004. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University, graduating summa cum laude in 1997. At A&M, she received the Gathright Award, which is given to the top student, in both her junior and senior years. She received her M.D. in 2001, also from Texas A&M. Dr. Lengefeld was a National PEO Scholar her senior year of medical school and graduated with AOA honors. During her residency in Family Practice at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, she served as chief resident and was named Resident of the Year by the Family Medicine Residency Faculty as well as Residents’ Resident of the Year. She is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Timothy Rudolph received his M.D. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston – Medical School at Houston, Texas in 2005 and specializes in family medicine. He completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital – Tarrant County Hospital District at Fort Worth, Texas, in June 2008. He is licensed in the state of Texas and is board certified. Dr. Rudolph practices at the Family Practice Clinic of Mills County in Goldthwaite.
Dr. William Shalor Craig, received his M.D. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston – Medical School at Houston, Texas in 2005 and specializes in family medicine. He completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital – Tarrant County Hospital District at Fort Worth, Texas in June 2008. He is licensed in the state of Texas and is board certified. Dr. Craig practices at the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in Hamilton and in the Hico Clinic.
Dr. Charles Johnson, a Hamilton native, joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2011. Upon graduation from Hamilton High School, he was accepted into medical school through the Partnership for Primary Care. He graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science in BioMedical Science and received his M.D. degree from the Texas A&M Health Science Center's College of Medicine in 2008. Dr. Johnson completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth in June 2011. He specializes in family medicine, is licensed in the state of Texas and is board certified. He and his wife, Dawn, live in Hamilton with their two children. Dr. Johnson practices at the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in Hamilton and the Hico Clinic.
Dr. Kristen Stegemoller joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2012. Dr. Stegemoller is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She completed her residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth in June 2012. She specializes in family medicine, is licensed in the state of Texas and is board certified. With family in Pottsville, Texas, Dr. Stegemoller grew up with strong ties to the Hamilton community. Dr. Stegemoller practices at the Family Practice Clinic of Mills County and the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in Hamilton.
Dr. Gerald Snyder joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2016. He attended the University of Arkansas and completed his residency at the same program that Luke Killian, M.D. completed his residency. Dr. Snyder spent three years in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Grand Fork, North Dakota. For 18 years, he practiced as a family practice physician in New Braunfels. Dr. Snyder enjoys all aspects of family medicine from pediatric to geriatric care and everything in between. He and his wife, Susan, live in Hamilton. They have a daughter at Texas State University and a daughter and son at Hamilton High School. Dr. Snyder practices at the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in Hamilton.
Dr. Keith Ellison has seen patients at the Family Practice Clinic since 2013 but recently moved his full-time practice to Hamilton. An active sports enthusiast, Dr. Ellison played baseball for Baylor University throughout his undergraduate years before attending medical school at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. He completed his residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2013. A board certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ellison gives total orthopedic care in Hamilton offering both surgical and non-surgical services for fractures, injuries and even arthritis treatment.
Dr. Larry Bragg performs general surgery at Hamilton General Hospital. He graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine in San Antonio, TX and completed his residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. Dr. Bragg began practicing in 1981. At Hamilton General Hospital, he performs everything from gall bladder removal and appendectomies to hernia repairs and mastectomies.
Shelly Boyle is a certified Physician Assistant ( PA-C) that joined our medical team at the Rural Health Clinic in the spring of 2015. Shelly completed her undergraduate work at Baylor University and Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from University of St. Francis in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She spent six years working with Board Certified pediatricians followed by three years working with Board Certified internists. Born and raised in a small town in Oklahoma, Shelly is a big believer in small town values. It was those values that drew Shelly and her husband, Jimmy, to Hamilton with their seven-year old son, Tyler. Due to Dr. Lee’s increasingly heavy load, she is assisting in caring for many of his patients.
Arlene Brown joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2001 and her Master of Science in Nursing in 2005 from University of San Diego. She is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Texas National Guard at Ellington Air Force Base and a veteran of Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Arlene is a country girl at heart. She loves dogs and horses, but her passion has always been helping people. It is that passion that led her and her husband, Neil, to Hamilton.
Shelly Lengefeld is a Hamilton native and joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in 2006. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M in 2001. She then completed her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2006 from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Shelly is married to Grant Lengefeld, also from Hamilton, and they have three daughters.
Jan Eiland, FNP believes in keeping things simple. She received her nurse practitioner degree in 2005 from Baylor University but has spent the last 40 years serving people through nursing. Jan and her husband of 42-years, Eddie, recently live on acreage outside of Hico. She enjoys cross-stitching, caring for her goats – which all have names – and gardening. Jan joined the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic and Hico Clinic in 2016.
John Seth holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Nursing from UT Arlington. He has been nationally credentialed as a Family Nurse Practitioner by ANCC since 1984. John, his wife, Linda and granddaughter, Skylee, live on a ranch in southern Comanche county. Since 2001, John has served Blanket United Methodist Church as a part-time pastor. He cherishes the quiet of the country, tending to his garden and fruit trees, and seeing the “treasures” his granddaughter finds as she explores and enjoys the ranch. John has provided quality healthcare to the Goldthwaite community for 20 years and continues to serve as practitioner at the Family Practice Clinic of Mills County.
Stephanie Shepherd was born and raised in Hico, Texas. She began nursing in the Hico City hospital while attending Texas Christian University in 1973. In 1992, Stephanie completed her Master of Nursing in education at Texas Women’s University with an emphasis in obstetrics and pediatrics. While teaching at Tarleton State University she completed certification as an Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner. She joined the Hico Clinic in 1996. Stephanie and her husband, B.J., have two sons: Jack is in Law School at Baylor University and Brian is a senior at Baylor University. They live on a ranch in the Cranfills Gap/Fairy community. Stephanie currently practices at the Hico Clinic.
Kayla Routh grew up a mighty Eagle and has returned to raise her family and care for her hometown community of Goldthwaite. Kayla earned her associates degree from Angelo State University in 2008. She continued to work toward her Bachelor of Nursing degree while working as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, TX. She earned her Masters in Nursing from South University in Savannah, Georgia. In February of 2015, Kayla started working part time in the Emergency Department (ER) at Hamilton General Hospital. Kayla, her husband, Justin, and their infant twin girls live in Priddy, Texas. Kayla currently practices at the Family Practice Clinic of Mills County.