Dr. Kristy E. Anderson is a Family Medicine Physician. As a TRICARE provider, she has seen the influence and impact of military service on every aspect of military families. Dr. Anderson’s experience in medical practice covers the spectrum of life from birth to death and this gives her unique insight on the challenges that each individual experiences during each stage of life. Her patients have included members, dependents and retirees from each branch of the Department of Defense.
Dr. Anderson attended medical school in San Antonio, TX where she completed clinical clerkships at both Willford Hall Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center. She served as a civilian primary care physician for the community of Ft. Hood and surrounding area from 2005-2009. She relocated again with her husband to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 2009, where she joined a Family Medicine practice and later an Internal Medicine group, serving the extended WPAFB community. She also expanded the focus of her practice to include hospice & palliative medicine, which gave her insight into the issues facing veterans and their loved ones as life comes to an end. She currently provides medical care for the residents at Blue Skies of Texas (formerly known as Air Force Village).
Dr. Anderson is a native of Dallas, TX, and graduated from Garland High School as her class valedictorian, setting a record for the highest GPA achieved by a student in Texas. She then attended Sweet Briar College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in both biology and dance, while also garnering the school’s President’s Medal for her efforts over and above her degree program. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio in 2003. She completed Residency in Family Medicine with Scott & White Hospital/Texas A&M Health Sciences Center. She is board certified in Family Medicine, as well as Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Anderson is married to an active duty Air Force officer who serves as a squadron commander at Joint Base San Antonio. At their previous assignment, she served as his unit’s key spouse. She is very involved in her children’s extra-curricular activities and values the importance of family time.