About Us

Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi

Commanding Officer

Capt. Kristie Robson, a native of Wawa, Pennsylvania, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and philosophy from Bucknell University in 1995.  She was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserve in 1997 and attended Jefferson Medical College on a Health Professions Scholarship where she earned her medical degree.  She commissioned as an active-duty lieutenant in 2001, and in 2002, she completed a surgical internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego.  After completing a flight surgeon tour, she returned to Naval Medical Center San Diego to complete her emergency medicine residency in 2008.
Ashore, Capt. Robson has held leadership positions as senior medical officer for Commander, Strategic Communications Wing 1; department head of the Emergency Medicine Department at Naval Hospital Okinawa; department head of Clinical Programs at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; department head of the Emergency Medicine Department at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton; director of Medical Services at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton; executive officer of Naval Health Clinic Quantico; and force surgeon for Naval Information Forces Command. 
Operationally, Capt. Robson is a qualified Fleet Marine Force medical officer, Naval Flight Surgeon, and Global Health Specialist.  She has served in two forward operating bases in Iraq and Afghanistan supporting Operations Iraqi Freedom from 2009 to 2010, and Enduring Freedom from 2011 to 2012, respectively.  From 2015 through 2016, she deployed as the officer in charge of the Shock Trauma Platoon supporting missions in Iraq, Kuwait, and Jordan for Operation Inherent Resolve.  She served on both of the Navy’s hospital ships, USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) and USNS Mercy (T-AH 19).  She has taught and practiced emergency medicine and disaster response in Ghana, Nigeria, Brunei, Peru, Colombia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Germany and Japan.
Her professional accomplishments and credentials include being selected as the only physician to participate in the DoD-sponsored Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction fellowship program and graduated with a Master of Science, with distinction, in 2014.  In 2013, she completed a Master of Business Administration degree from Spear’s School of Business at Oklahoma State University.  Most recently, she completed a certificate from Naval Post Graduate School in Great Power Competition in 2022.  
Her personal awards include Legion of Merit, Meritorious Achievement Medals (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), as well as various unit and campaign awards. 

Captain Kristie A. Robson
Medical Corps, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer
Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Texas 

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