Dr. Lillian Robertson Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Lillian Lockett Robertson grew up in a home where Christianity and education were the cornerstones of her upbringing. The youngest of 12, she followed the example of her siblings who all graduated from college and received advanced degrees. She was inspired to pursue medicine after having two older brothers who became physicians.
Her medical career began at Texas Woman’s University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. She earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. And afterwards returned to Houston, TX to attend the residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. During her residency, she served as Chief Resident at Baylor. After residency, she established her private practice, Women’s Healthcare, Inc., Lake Jackson, TX, where she practiced for over 20 years. As a staff physician at Brazosport Regional Hospital, Dr. Robertson held several titles including Chair of the Maternal Neonatal Department and Chief of Medical Staff. She also served a six-year term as a Board of Regent of Brazosport College.
Dr. Robertson’s career has afforded her many opportunities abroad, taking her to Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. She visited hospitals to exchange best practices for the prevention of infant mortality in Nairobi, Kenya and the Amazon regions of Brazil. She traveled to Delhi, India on a Medical Mission to vaccinate children against Polio.
She has always been active in community service, and served as a member of the Brazosport Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, SIDS Foundation and the Medical Director of Safe Haven, a home for unwed mothers. As a champion of women’s health issues, she frequently speaks and presents topics to community and church groups.
Currently, Dr. Robertson is a practicing OB/GYN as well as the First Lady of Emmanuel Church in Bremerton, Washington where she serves alongside her husband, Bishop Lawrence Robertson. A recent venture has her serving as Vice President of New Life Community Development Agency, a 501(c)3 located in Bremerton, Washington. This community based non-profit is constructing The Marvin Williams/Birkenfeld Economic Empowerment Center; a community center designed to promote education, health and wellness and economic development to youth and the greater community.
Dr. Robertson recognizes that her medical practice is a ministry and a divine calling to serve mankind.