About Us

Commanding Officer

Captain Kimberly D. Davis


Captain Kim Davis grew up in a family of Navy physicians.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Austin and received her commission in June 1992.  Captain Davis earned a Medical Doctorate from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 1996 and completed Transitional Year Internship at National Naval Medical Center.   Following a General Medical Officer tour at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, she completed Ophthalmology Residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.  Captain Davis then served as Staff Ophthalmologist and Department Head at Naval Hospital Roosevelt Roads Puerto Rico and Naval Hospital Pensacola.  She achieved board certification and was selected for fellowship training in Glaucoma Surgery at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute, becoming one of two Navy Glaucoma subspecialists.
 
She has served in various positions throughout Navy Medicine to include NMCSD Associate Ophthalmology Residency Program Director, Transitional Year Internship Program Director, Navy Surgeon General’s Medical Corps Specialty Leader on Intern Matters, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Director of Public Health Services and Director of Surgical Services. She assumed the position as Executive Officer, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii in May 2015, supporting the Rim of the Pacific Exercise, embedding mental health on submarines, and designing a $100M Marine Corps Base Hawaii MILCON project for unified USMC dental and medical support. Captain Davis assumed command of Naval Health Clinic Annapolis in June 2017, responsible for diverse missions of 6 clinics across 3 states, including submarine propeller fabrication safety and health of the USNA Brigade of Midshipmen from Induction Day to commissioning. Captain Davis served a dual role as U.S. Navy South/Commander Fourth Fleet Surgeon in Mayport, FL from July 2019 to April 2021, providing medical expertise and support to remote assets for advancement of Theater Security Campaign mission success, hurricane and pandemic responses, maritime exercises, global health, and USNS COMFORT missions. 

Captain Davis reported as Commanding Officer Naval Medical Center San Diego in May 2021.

She holds the designation of Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer and Additional Qualification Designators for Commander, Amphibious Task Force Surgeon, Global Health Specialist, and Joint Medical Executive Skills Program - Executive Medicine. CAPT Davis completed Naval War College JPME-1 with Highest Distinction.

She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Surgeons, and American Glaucoma Society. Captain Davis served on the Women in Ophthalmology Board of Directors and received recognition as the 2014 Military Health System Navy Junior Female Physician Leader of the Year.  Captain Davis is a Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and was named Brenau University 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student in Healthcare Management upon completion of her MBA.  She received the 2017 ACHE Navy Regent Senior-level Healthcare Executive Award. Captain Davis’ personal decorations include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and Navy Accession Training Service Ribbon.  

Executive Officer

Captain Timothy M. Wilks


Captain Timothy Wilks was born at Naval Hospital Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from Keller High School in Keller, Texas and attended Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas graduating with a degree in Biology. He earned his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas in 1999 and completed his Masters in Health Administration through Ohio University in 2018.

Captain Wilks completed his internship in pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, Texas prior to moving to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he was a medical officer with 2d Medical Battalion. He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 26 Marine Expeditionary Force (MEU) as the Medical Officer and Medical Detachment Officer in Charge for the MEU Service Support Group 26. Upon finishing his operational tour, Captain Wilks transferred to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth to complete his pediatric residency. He then relocated to United States Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan as a general pediatrician. Captain Wilks was selected for fellowship training in developmental behavioral pediatrics and transferred to Madigan Army Medical Center to complete his training. He served as fellowship faculty and acting associate fellowship program director before relocating to Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, North Carolina as a developmental pediatrician. While at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, he served as the pediatric department head, the Director for Medical Services, and the Navy Developmental Pediatrics Specialty Leader. During his time as a director, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune transitioned to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune and achieved Level III Trauma verification. Captain Wilks then served as an inspector for the Medical Inspector General before transferring to Headquarters Marine Corps Health Services as the Director for Clinical Support Services. He is currently serving as the Executive Officer Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command San Diego.

Captain Wilks is board certified in pediatrics and developmental behavioral pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His personal awards include Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Army Commendation Medal (two awards), and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Command Master Chief 

CMDCM(SS/SW/FMF) Richard E. Bolton


Master Chief Petty Officer (Submarine Warfare/Surface Warfare/Fleet Marine Force) Richard Bolton is a native of California. He enlisted in the Navy in April 1995 and attended basic training at Recruit Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois. He attended Hospital Corps "A" School Great Lakes followed by Field Medical Service School at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Upon successful completion of this training, he was assigned to his first command at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia. 
 
Master Chief Bolton’s first sea duty tour was to VMFA-224, Marine Aircraft Group 31, Beaufort, South Carolina. During this tour, he completed a WESTPAC and qualified Fleet Marine Force (FMF). Upon completion of his tour, he reported to US Naval Hospital Keflavik, Iceland, from 2000-2002. While in Iceland, he served as Leading Petty Officer, Materials Management Department.
 
In 2002, he reported to the Naval Undersea Medical Institute (NUMI) in Groton, Connecticut for Basic Enlisted Submarine School and Submarine Independent Duty Corpsman “C” School. He graduated as class “Honorman” in October 2003 and was meritoriously promoted to HM1. In late 2003, he reported as Medical Department Representative (MDR), USS Nevada (SSBN 733) (GOLD). Master Chief Bolton qualified Enlisted Submarine Warfare, made five SSBN deterrent patrols and was the ships Sailor of the Year for 2004 and 2005. 
 
In 2006, after checking out of his command, he was selected for Chief Petty Officer and expedited his PCS to serve as Staff Corpsman, Commander Submarine Forces. Upon his detachment in 2009, he was selected to Senior Chief. His next sea assignment was on the USS Maine (SSBN 741) (Gold) where he served as MDR and ACOB from 2009-2012. He reported for his next shore assignment as Senior Enlisted Leader, Naval Branch Health Clinic Naval Base San Diego followed by Senior Enlisted Leader for the Directorate for Surgical Services at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He was selected for Command Senior Chief in February 2016 and reported to PRECOM LCS Crew 210. In May 2016, he was promoted to Master Chief and thereafter commissioned the USS GABRIELLE GIFFORDS (LCS-10). Master Chief Bolton reported as CMC of Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton where he served from April 2018-August 2020.
 
Master Chief Bolton assumed the duties of Command Master Chief for Naval Medical Center San Diego in August 2020.

Master Chief Bolton is a graduate of Senior Enlisted Academy class 182 and Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat class 155. Master Chief Bolton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Trident University International. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5 awards), Good Conduct Medal (8 awards) and various unit and campaign awards.
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