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Resource Center

An useful source of general information about Driscoll Children's Hospital and its specialty centers.

Who We Are

History

Driscoll Children's Hospital's rich and unique heritage began as a vision of a South Texas cattlewoman. Read about the beginnings of an extraordinary gift to South Texas.

Mission, Vision and Values

The principles and priorities that Driscoll values are at the core of who we are and what we provide to the children of South Texas.

DCH Overview

The place to find facts and information about Driscoll and its services. This year's annual report as well as the latest Driscoll advertising campaigns can be found here.

Locations, Maps and Directions

A guide to assist patients, families and visitors in finding the hospital and other Driscoll specialty centers and clinics.

Governing Board

Meet the Driscoll Children's Hospital Governing Board members.

Executive Leadership

Meet the Driscoll Children's Hospital Executive Leadership Team.

News Releases

Here you will find the latest news and information about what is going on at Driscoll Children's Hospital as well as an archive of previous news releases.

Contact Us

How to reach the hospital and specialty centers by phone or email.

Quality

Statement of Ethics & Compliance Commitment

A look at the Ethics and Compliance Program at Driscoll Children's Hospital and its goals.

Driscoll C.A.R.E.S.

A five-point approach to quality that focuses on customer satisfaction, advocacy for children, respect for others, excellence in all we do and stewardship of resources.

Awards and Recognition

Our hospital, physicians and staff continue to receive awards and recognition for excellence.

Visitation

Visiting a Patient

Find hours and guidelines for visiting patients.

Carousel Gift Shop

The Carousel Gift Shop is located in Driscoll Children's Hospital and helps visitors brighten the days of our patients.

Contact Information


Driscoll Children's Hospital
3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

(361) 694-5000
(800) DCH-LOVE or (800) 324-5683


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(800) 735-2989
Driscoll receives the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. The award elevates the Hospital to third in five levels of achievement.
Corpus Christi Human Resources Management Association names Driscoll Children's Hospital the Best Place to Work in the Coastal Bend.
Karl Serrao, M.D., (center) is joined by family members of organ donors in cutting the ribbon to dedicate a new wall honoring the children who donated.
Achievement
Working at Driscoll
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News

May is National Trauma Awareness Month

May 05, 2014
Remember to always wear your helmet!
CORPUS CHRISTI - According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration more children ages 5 -14 go to emergency rooms for bicycle related injuries than with any other sport, many are head injuries. It is important to keep your head safe and always wear a helmet when participating in a wheeled sport. Here are some tips from...
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Driscoll's kidney transplant recipients come from all over South Texas for annual Reunion

April 28, 2014
CORPUS CHRISTI - On Saturday, Driscoll Children's Hospital will celebrate seven years of renal transplants with patients and their families at the annual Transplant Reunion. For nearly 10 years, Driscoll's Kidney Center has offered comprehensive kidney care to the children of South Texas, including transplantation, general nephrology...
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Driscoll's Teddy Bear Hospital is a chance for patients to be the doctors

April 08, 2014
WHAT: Patients will be the doctors tomorrow during a Teddy Bear Hospital organized by the Stripes Child Life Program at Driscoll Children's Hospital. The event allows children to become more familiar with the medical equipment and procedures involved in their treatment. They'll choose their teddy bear, give it a...
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April is Child Safety Month

April 01, 2014
Driscoll Children's Hospital's Injury Prevention Program team
CORPUS CHRISTI - Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children age one through 12 years old. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash data, in 2010 almost an average of two children were killed and 325 were injured each day. This fatality rate could be reduced...
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Driscoll patients go to Spurs game courtesy of generous donors

March 28, 2014
WHAT: Five Driscoll Children's Hospital patients and their parents or guardians will gather at the hospital's lobby and depart for San Antonio to see a Spurs game as part of a live auction package purchased at this year's Fiesta de los Niños. Steve and Jessica Johnson of JSJ Services, Inc. have purchased this item...
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