Vinton – Virginia Gay Hospital and the Atkins Family Medical Clinic are announcing changes to staff that will take effect in February 2020.

Stephanie Vogeler, PA-C, has submitted her resignation. Her last day with the organization will be Friday, February 28, 2020. She has been providing quality healthcare to patients in Atkins since 2012. “Although she will be missed, Virginia Gay Hospital administration and staff wish her well,” says Tammy Hicok, RN/BSN. Hicok is the Director of Operations for Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics.

The Atkins Family Medical Clinic will continue to operate with its current hours: Monday-Thursday 7 am-7 pm and Friday 7 am-4 pm. Samantha Isaac, PA-C, who has been at the clinic since April 2018, will remain and will be joined by Abigail Reiter, PA-C. Reiter will be transitioning from her current practice at the Vinton Family Medical Clinic. She has been with Virginia Gay since 2017. Both providers look forward to this opportunity to work together, providing healthcare for the Atkins community.

Medical records for patients seen by Stephanie Vogeler, PA-C, will remain with the Atkins Family Medical Clinic.

To schedule an appointment with Samantha Isaac, PA-C, or Abby Reiter, PA-C, at the Atkins Family Medical Clinic, please call 319-446-7800. For additional information on the Atkins Family Medical Clinic and Virginia Gay Hospital, please visit

About Virginia Gay Hospital, Clinics, Home Health, Nursing and Rehab

As a leader in rural healthcare and specializing in family medicine, Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics serve families in the greater Benton County, Iowa with family medical clinics in Atkins (SE Benton Co.), Van Horne (SW Benton Co.), Urbana (NE Benton Co.) and Vinton. The hospital provides a wide array of services, diagnostic testing, and clinical expertise: Acute Care, Emergency Medicine, Home Health, Imaging Services, Laboratory, Nursing and Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Sleep Studies, Surgical Services, Therapy Services, and Weight Management Clinic. Founded with a gift from Virginia Walcutt-Gay in 1914, the hospital has been able to maintain independence because of the generous support from the community. For additional information, please visit