Mission Statement

Naval Branch Health Clinic Crane provides Occupational Health care services in support of NSWC’s operations. Occupational Health services and treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses are provided to all civilian and military personnel on the Center. The clinic offers preventive health/deployment health (physicals and immunizations) to all military and civilian personnel; wellness and surveillance programs; worksite assist visits and wellness education/presentations for all Center employees. Tricare counseling services are also available for active duty and retired military.

Clinic Location
300 Highway 361
Bldg 2516 / Medical
Crane, IN 47522

Monday – Thursday 0700 – 1500
Friday 0700 - 1500
Weekends & Holidays Closed

Contact Information
Administrative Department
812-854-1220, DSN: 482–1220
Fax – 812-854-1339, DSN: 482–1339
Clinic Director and Officer in Charge: Mary Muessig, MPA.
Medical Director: Dr. Christopher Smelser, DO, MPH.
Patient Contact Representative: HMC (FMF) Kevin Howard.

Clinic Departments
Occupational Health
Medical Records
Preventive Medicine
Over Seas Screening

Clinic Programs
Radiation Health / Laser Eye Exam / Explosive Certification / Explosive Driver CDL.
Respirator / Confined Space / Lead / Workers Comp
Asbestos / Hearing Conservation
Travel Medicine

Frequently Ask Questions

Do you provide care to retired military personnel?  

The clinic is not staffed or funded to care for retired military; or to provide medications for retirees.

Who can be seen at Naval Branch Health Clinic Crane?

All Crane government employees for occupational or acute medical conditions. All Crane military service members for military specific examinations and acute medical conditions.

How do I make an appointment?

By calling 812-854-4334 or DSN: 482-1220

Who do I call for TRICARE-related questions?

Clinic’s Health Benefits Advisor, 812-854-4335. TRICARE North Region toll-free at 877-874-2273; and online at www.tricare.mil. 

Who do I call for general clinic information?

812-854-1220. DSN: 482-1220