Nurse Practitioner Jamie Benham Joins Stamford Healthcare System

Jamie Benham, FNP-BC has recently joined Stamford Healthcare System and is working with Dr. Leon Joplin and David Newton, FNP-C to provide primary care to patients at Stamford Health Clinic and Stamford Walk-in Clinic.

Jamie was born in Haskell and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1989 and received a Master of Science in the nurse practitioner program from Hardin-Simmons University in 1997. Jamie is board certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has an extensive background in nursing and began her career in 1981 as a licensed vocational nurse. Prior to coming to Stamford, Jamie worked as a nurse practitioner in Knox City and Haskell.

 “I am excited to be working here and everyone has already made me feel so welcome,” said Jamie. “I feel like God has great plans for Stamford and I am looking forward to the future here.”

“Jamie comes to us in an answer to prayer,” said Dr. Leon Joplin, Medical Director at Stamford Health Clinic. “She is a highly skilled and experienced nurse practitioner who will be a great asset to our community and patients. I am pleased to welcome her to our staff.”

Jamie lives in Weinert with her husband, David Caldwell who is Creative Services Manager for KTXS in Abilene. She has two sons, Justin and Brandon, and four grandchildren, Kadence, Bryn, Kayd and Bryson. She says she lives for her grandchildren and enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys hiking and camping and is always on the go. Jamie is passionate about mission work and travels each year to Honduras and Mexico on medical missions.

Jamie is currently accepting new patients. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Stamford Health Clinic. To schedule an appointment and for more information about becoming Jamie’s patient, please call 325-773-5733. Jamie is also seeing patients without an appointment during the newly added extended hours at Stamford Walk-in Clinic (SWIC) on Monday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  For more information about SWIC, please call 325-773-4888.

Stamford Healthcare System is CREATE-ing outstanding healthcare in Stamford and the surrounding area.  The network of services includes Stamford Memorial Hospital, Stamford Health Clinic, Stamford Walk-in Clinic, Country Elegance Assisted Living and Stamford Health Club. For more information, please call 325-773-2725 or visit

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