About NMRTC Det. Indian Head

Brief History

BHC Indian Head is now part of the Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River family. The clinic is located on the Naval Support Facility (NSF) Indian Head. Located approximately 20 miles south of Washington, D.C. in Charles County, Maryland, NSF Indian Head is a 3,500 acre peninsula.
Founded in 1890, NSF Indian Head has a long and interesting history. The current clinic was built in 1977 with an addition for Occupational Health built in 1984.
The clinic provides routine and acute family practice health care with limited ancillary services that include pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology. It also includes Occupational Health and a Dental clinic for active duty personnel.
CDR Cambrai Harty, USNCDR Cambrai Harty
Director, NMRTC Patuxent River detachment Indian Head
Officer in Charge

CDR Cambrai Harty was raised in a Navy family. She is second generation career Navy and third generation Navy. She attended East Tennessee State University and earned Bachelor's of Science degrees in both Public Health and Nursing. She attended Officer Indoctrination School in 1999 and transferred to Camp Lejeune to serve as a staff nurse at the Naval Hospital. She deployed to Guantanamo Bay with Joint Task Force 160 in 2002. Following this tour, she transferred to Naval Health Care New England, Groton, Conn., where she was the assistant clinic manager of Military Medicine and Department Head of Health Promotions. She also deployed again in support of Joint Task Force GTMO.
Following her tour in Groton, she completed Perioperative Nursing School and joined the staff at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, where she served as the charge nurse for three surgical services, and deployed with Expeditionary Medical Force-Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She transferred to the National Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, Md., and was an integral part of the transition team of the surgical staff during the merge with Walter Reed Army Medical Center, serving as both Team Leader for six surgical services and as the Operating Room Controller. CDR Harty then transferred back to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, where she served as the Division Officer for the Central Sterilization Department and as the Division Officer for the Dental and Oral Surgery clinics. She also completed her Master's in Health Care Administration.

CDR Harty then transferred to Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Branch Health Clinic Indian Head, as the Department Head, clinic manager and nurse. There she led a robust clinical team to several achievements, including a highly successful Medical Inspector General survey and the first Navy Medical Command accreditation by the Joint Commission. 

In 2018, she joined the Navy Wounded Warrior Program, serving as the Deputy Director, providing program oversight to more than 2,100 wounded warriors and 90 staff members spanning six regions. She adeptly led the program's transition to virtual platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic and coordinated Commander Navy Installation Command Headquarters COVID-19 mid-stride tasker responses to the Chief of Naval Operations.

She returned to NMRTC Patuxent River, Detachment Indian Head in 2021 serving as the Officer in Charge and Department Head, leading to the successful Joint Commission survey and full ambulatory care accreditation.

In addition to numerous unit citations, she has been awarded the Navy Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal and Naval Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards). She is married with one daughter and three stepsons.

Dental Care for Active Duty:

​General Dentistry
Dental Examinations
Dental Restorations

Health Promotion

​Tobacco Cessation
Healthy Eating ​
Diabetes Monitoring ​
Back Injury Prevention ​ ​ 
Stress Management ​


All ages from pediatrics through geriatrics

TRICARE Prime Enrollees & Beneficiaries

Primary Care​
Military Medicine
Dental Care
Health Promotion

All Employees with Occupational Medicine

Medical Surveillance
Certification Exams
Treatment, referral, and case management of acute & chronic occupational injuries & illnesses
Occupational audiology services in support of the hearing conservation program
Preventive services such as immunizations to prevent disease due to occupational exposure
Health Promotion


• Open Monday through Friday 0730 - 1100 and 1300 to 1600 EXCEPT closed Friday afternoons

• Most medications are filled locally & through NNMC Bethesda

• An automated refill line is available after hours

• All civilian prescriptions are routed to NNMC Bethesda for processing

Military Sick Call / Overseas Screener

• Military sick call for active duty - schedule same day or advance appointments

• Overseas screening for active duty & family members

Laboratory & Radiology

• Basic laboratory services

Behavioral Health

• Non-emergency behavioral health services

• Psychiatric Technician Office: 301-744-1194 | Work Cell: 301-247-2734

• Dr. Murphy Clinical Psychologist 301-744-4243 Dr. Murphy Clinical Psychologist 301-744-4243


Medical surveillance - Based on the Occupational Safety & Health Act, this program ensures healthful working conditions by administering test to assess the possible health effects of the hazards that you face on your job. OSHA-mandated medical tests are conducted as well as tests for toxic chemical exposure.

Certification exams - Pre-placement exams to determine if you are fit for duty or medically qualified for your job.

Contact Us


Phone Numbers

One Number Appointment Line



0730 - 1600

0730 - 1200
Sat, Sun, Holidays
No Occupational Health services on Friday
4141 W Wilson Rd Bldg 1600, Indian Head, MD 20640

*For additional information regarding these policies contact our Customer Service Representative

Making COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments


(301) 744-4604

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