Medical Staff

Laura Hart, MD  Joined Knox County Hospital District:  December 2018 Works in Knox City Clinic. Dr. Hart is fluent in Spanish. Education: in El Salvador and completed her family practice residency at Texas Tech Health Science Center in El Paso in 2017. Medical License/Specialization: Board Certified in Family Practice
Chris Scott, FNP-C Knox County Native, born and raised in Munday Permanently joined KCHD in 2006; works in Munday Clinic and ER coverage as scheduled. Education: Munday High School 1992 Tarleton State University BSN 1996 Midwestern University FNP 2006
Cindy Guess, FNP-C Born in Knox County Hospital and raised in Munday. Worked for Knox County Hospital in the 1990’s and permanently returned in 2012.  Works in the Munday Clinic and ER coverage as scheduled. Education: Munday High School Midwestern University – BSN 1992, FNP 2016
James Kirklin, DC, FNP-BC  Joined KCHD  January 2014 Born in Dallas, raised in San Antonio.  Lived in San Antonia and Ft Worth before moving to Weinert in 2004 and then relocated to Knox City in 2017. Works in Knox City Clinic: M-Th 9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm. Friday 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm Education: Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio-1979 Parker College of Chiropractic – 1987 Wayland Baptist —  BSN 2012 Walden University – FNP 2015
Leon Joplin, MD  Dr. Leon Joplin, a family practice physician sees patients Monday through Friday at Munday Clinic in Munday. Dr. Joplin specializes in the life-long care of patients and provides preventive care through routine checkups and health-risk assessments, and personalized consultations on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Joplin received his medical degree from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, now known as North Texas Medical School, and has been in practice for more than 25 years. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 940-422-5271.