Meet the Docs Helping Neighbors to Make Lives Better
National Physicians Week celebrates the doctors who have dedicated their lives to healing and the art of medicine. At Neighbors, we are proud of the phenomenal physicians that promote our mission of providing extraordinary healthcare in the community. To celebrate our physicians, we’d like to introduce you to a few of the docs that make your local Neighbors Emergency Center the best Neighbors ever.
Dr. Eric Roberson, MD, MBA
Executive Medical Director
Dr. Roberson is the Executive Medical Director, overseeing all the physicians at our Neighbors Emergency Center locations.
Dr. Kenneth Direkly, MD, FACEP
Facility Medical Director, Baytown
Dr. Direkly is one of a kind and more than just an Emergency Room Physician to the Baytown staff and patients. He is heavily involved in the community as Cub Scout Leader, with his family, and in his church. The Baytown staff describe Dr. Direkly as compassionate, kind-hearted, funny, and understanding.
Krystal Wickliff, Facility Director for Baytown, says of him, “He is witty and can relate to his patients and environment. Even though it is Physician’s Week he is much more than that to the Baytown team. He is a true asset and I am thankful to have him as my Medical Director. I would want it no other way because everyone that he encounters, he leaves a positive impression on.”
Dr. Alberto Gonzalez, MD
Facility Medical Director, Porter
Dr. Alberto Gonzalez is seen here, in his natural state – he always has his hand in the candy jar! He loves all things chocolate and pizza. Dr. Gonzalez has been the Facility Medical Director for our Porter Neighbors Emergency center since 2019. He graduated from LSU in 1995 and completed his residency at Texas Tech University.
He has a big sweet tooth, but a bigger heart – the Porter community knows him for his frequent travels to places such as Honduras and Nicaragua for medical mission trips.
Dr. Cyril Gillman, MD
Facility Medical Director, Crosby
Dr. Gillman is the Facility Medical Director of Neighbors Emergency Center in Crosby. He has been an ER physician for 19 years, and with Neighbors for almost 10 years. His favorite part about working in the ER is helping patients feel better. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family, cycling, and doing anything involving sports!
Dr. Kimberly Hott, MD
Facility Medical Director, Kingwood
Meet Dr. Kimberly Hott, Facility Medical Director for your Kingwood Neighbors. Dr. Hott has been an ER physician for over 30 years. She graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine (Wake Forest School of Medicine) and completed her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
She enjoys taking care of patients in the ER setting and traveling the world.
Dr. Isaac Freeborn, MD
Facility Medical Director, Pearland
Dr. Isaac Freeborn delivers sound medical care by showing compassion, care, patience, and charm along with a great sense of humor! Dr. Freeborn places the patients at ease, dispels their anxieties and fears, and brightens their day with his genuine concern and award winning smile.
Dr. Freeborn is a great leader, ensuring the community is being well taken care of when they enter our emergency center.