Wimberley Medical Clinic

Growing Family the Healthy Way
Dr. Ivan Ramirez

Dr. Ramirez was born in Edinburg, Texas and raised in Mission, Texas. He finished his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1995 in the field of Family Practice. Dr. Ramirez practiced in Cuero, Texas for nine years before coming to Wimberley. In 2008 Dr. Ramirez bought the practice from Dr. Hudspeth.
He treats the whole family... from babies to great-grandparents.

He is accepting new patients and he is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Ramirez is married and has four children. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and Hays County Medical Society.
Melodye Gardner-Humphrey PA-C

Melodye Gardner-Humphrey was born in Abilene, TX, but raised in Crawford, TX. She graduated in 2000 from Tarleton State University with
a Bachelor of Science degree and in 2002 from Southwest Texas State University with a Master of Education degree in Physical Education. In 2006, Melodye again graduated with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Since then, she has practiced at the Luling Community Health Center in Luling, TX, In 2010 Melodye joined
the staff at Wimberley Medical Clinic where she treats all ages. Melodye, her husband and two children reside in Wimberley with their dog Daisy.

Virginia G. Miller, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio, "Jini" came to Texas to pursue her doctoral degree in nursing research at The University of Texas at Austin. Soon thereafter, she moved to Lubbock where she took a position on the faculty of the Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. While teaching there, she completed the family nurse practitioner program in 1996.

In 2007, she and her family moved to San Marcos where she continues her faculty role with nurse practitioner students in the school's distance education program. One day each week, Jini practices at the Wimberley Medical Clinic as a family nurse practitioner.

Working with Dr. Ramirez, the staff and the patients at the clinic is a high point in her week.

Stephanie Kirkland, RN, DNP, FNP-C

Stephanie is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C).  With more than 15 years experience, she has worked in a variety of settings, including family practice, cardiology and emergency medicine.  She is a 2017 doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  She has a special interest in preventive medicine and wellness education.

In her spare time Stephanie enjoys reading, exploring the crystal clear swimming holes of the Hill Country and showing her horses and dogs.  She lives in Dripping Springs with her husband, who is a horse trainer and is retired from the U.S. Army.

Stephanie is excited to be working with Dr. Ivan Ramirez and Melodye Gardner, PA to offer the best in family medicine to the community of Dripping Springs at Ranch Road Family Medicine.