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Rheumatology

For consultation, appointments and assistance call
(361) 694-4975 or (800) DCH-LOVE or (800)324-5683.


Description of Services:


Full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services for infants, children, and adolescents with rheumatic diseases, including:
  • All forms of arthritis in children, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, as well as systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis and other inflammatory diseases involving the musculoskeletal system.
  • Intensive physical and occupational therapy for the management of acute and chronic arthritis or other musculoskeletal problems.
  • Multidisciplinary approach with participation of physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and a nurse educator, as well as other specialties such as orthopedics and psychology.

Contact Information


Driscoll Children's Hospital
Primary Care Clinic located in the Health Center

3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

Phone: (361) 694-4975
Toll Free: (800) DCH-LOVE or (800)324-5683
Fax: (361) 694-4179


Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

For TTY Deaf Messaging Connect to TTY Interpretation by dialing
(800) 735-2989

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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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12th annual Radiothon will broadcast live from Driscoll Children's Hospital

March 05, 2014
CORPUS CHRISTI - On Friday, March 7, K-99 (KRYS 99.1 FM) will team up with Driscoll Children's Hospital for the 12th annual Radiothon. The one-day event will be broadcasted live from the main lobby at Driscoll Children's Hospital beginning at 6 a.m. Listeners can tune in to hear patients, parents, physicians and staff share inspirational...
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Valdez brings neurology expertise to Driscoll

February 26, 2014
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CORPUS CHRISTI - Marcos Valdez, MD, has joined Children's Physician Services of South Texas at Driscoll Children's Hospital as a pediatric neurologist. Dr. Valdez was previously in private practice in McAllen, Texas for 10 years. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Scott & White Memorial Hospital - Texas A&M College...
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Páez receives certification in pediatric endocrinology

February 17, 2014
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CORPUS CHRISTI - Ana Maria Páez, MD, pediatric endocrinologist at Driscoll Children's Hospital, recently passed an exam administered by the American Board of Pediatrics and is certified in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Páez completed a pediatric endocrinology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center...
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Booth receives certification in child abuse pediatrics

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CORPUS CHRISTI - Ada Booth, MD, child abuse pediatrician with Driscoll Children's Hospital's Child Abuse Resource Evaluation (CARE) Team, recently passed an exam administered by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and is certified in child abuse pediatrics. Dr. Booth graduated from a child abuse pediatrics fellowship at Nationwide...
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