(940) 825-3235


Three Locations

90 Park Road
Nocona, TX 76255
(940) 825-3333
Fax: (940) 825-3052
Monday – Friday:  8am – 5pm
Saturday: 9am – 12pm

504 N. Mason
Bowie, TX 76230
(940) 872-3333
Fax: (940) 872-2550
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm

Saint Jo
108 E. Boggess
Saint Jo, TX 76265
(940) 995-2410
Fax: (940) 995-7139
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Director of Hospital & Clinic Operations, Kelly Cope 

Meet our providers! (L to R) Chance Dingler, MD; Erica Patton, FNP-BC; Nancy Merrett, FNP-C; Len Dingler, MD; Charles Culpepper, PA; Kelly Roden, MD

These highly-trained providers are here to treat you not only in our clinics, but you will also see them in our Emergency Room and Hospital!

Introducing our newest provider

Tyler Benson, OD


Dr. Tyler Benson joined the staff of Nocona General Hospital & Rural Health Clinics on August 1, 2023. A native of San Angelo, TX, Dr. Benson is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. He continued his studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas and completed his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Benson is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.


Tyler is married to Meagan, who is a Maternal Medicine OB/GYN physician, and they have two beautiful children, Clarke and Parker. In his free time, Tyler enjoys hunting, fishing, exercising, cooking, SCUBA diving, and traveling.


While Dr. Benson accepts all patients, his interests include preventative medicine, men’s health, management of hypertension and diabetes, hospital medicine, and critical care.


Call today to schedule your appointment – 940.825.3333.


Len Dingler, MD (Nocona Clinic)

Chance Dingler, MD (Nocona & Bowie Clinics)

Kelly Roden, MD (Nocona & Bowie Clinics)

Tyler Benson, OD (Nocona Clinic)

Charles Culpepper, PA (Nocona & Bowie Clinics)

Nancy Merrett, FNP-C (Bowie Clinic)

Erica Patton, FNP-BC (Nocona, Bowie & Saint Jo Clinics)

Services Offered

  • Primary Care
  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Physicals
  • Family Planning
  • Flu/Pneumonia/Shingles Vaccines
  • Wellness Exams

Most services are covered by insurance plans including:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private insurance

Visiting Specialists

One day each month, the following specialists see patients in Nocona. Appointments can be scheduled by referral from a Nocona provider or by calling the specialist directly.

Michael W. Toulan, MD (Urology)  –  (940) 689-8765

Fardin Djafari, MD (Cardiology)  –  (940) 687-4700

Andre Desire, MD (Cardiology)  –  (940) 687-5000