Command Leadership



Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point
4389 Beaufort Road Cherry Point, NC 28533
(252) 466-0266

Commanding officer - CAPT Douglas E. Stephens, MSC, USN

Captain Stephens was born at the Naval Hospital in Beaufort, S.C. He enlisted in the Navy in 1984 and completed Boot Camp and Basic Hospital Corpsman "A" School in 1985. His enlisted assignments included Naval Hospital, Newport, R.I., the Guided Missile Destroyer USS SAMPSON (DDG-10), Naval Hospital Beaufort, S.C., and Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA ....

Executive officer - CAPT Patrick J. Fitzpatrick, NC, USN

CAPT Fitzpatrick enlisted in the Naval Reserve as a SEABEE from Missoula, MT in 1992, and was commissioned as a USNR Nurse Corps Officer in 1998. He is the second of a 3 generation Navy Family.

Command Master Chief - HMCM (SW/FMF/SCW) Jason L. Juarez

Master Chief Petty Officer Juarez was born in Denver, Col. and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in June 1992.  He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on May 25, 1993, and attended Basic Training and Seamen Apprenticeship training at Great Lakes, IL.  He reported to San Diego for Hospital Corpsman "A" School in 1994 where he graduated with honors. He then reported to Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton for follow-on training for the next 18 months and then received orders to USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64). During a WESTPAC 97 deployment to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Shield, he was augmented to USS MERRILL (DDG 976). After a successful four years of service he was honorably discharged from active duty on Oct. 13, 1997...