Patients & Families

Resource Center

Driscoll Children's Hospital offers patients and their families a full spectrum of services designed to make their experience a positive one.

Pediatric Specialties & Departments

Driscoll Children's Hospital has brought together a team of specialized pediatric physicians, nurses, support staff and programs to offer children quality treatment in this extensive list of pediatric specialties and services.

Medical Care

Find a Physician

Search for a Driscoll physician by name or specialty.

Support Services


Contact information and what you need to know to make the admission process as smooth as possible.


Information regarding your billing and financial issues. You can also pay your bill online.

Calling All Artists

The Auxiliary to Driscoll Children's Hospital welcomes art from current or former patients.

Discharge Planning & Referring

Information and assistance for the discharge process and the next steps in a patient's recovery.

Driscoll Health Plan

Providing patients and their families with affordable healthcare coverage.

Family Advisory Board

A look at the role of the Family Advisory Board, how to become a member and how to contribute your ideas.

Family Connection

A place where you can find information to help your child maintain good health, check out books and magazines, use a computer and more.


Driscoll Children's Hospital's Foundation Department can help you find a way to contribute to treating children in need that is perfect for you.

Interpretation Services

Interpretation Services offers extensively trained medical interpreters.

Lean On Me

Lean On Me (LOM) is a structured six week bereavement support group for children and families who have experienced the loss of a loved one through death.

Pastoral Care

Services offered to help meet the spiritual needs of our patients.

Patient Relations

Your resource for services to make your experience with Driscoll a positive one. Services include language interpretation, customer feedback, meal and lodging assitance and much more.

Physician Communication

Contact information for referring-physician communication.


The Auxiliary to Driscoll Children's Hospital is so proud to be able to offer scholarships to our patients and Teen Volunteers.

Social Work

For those guests needing special services such as counseling, community resource assessment, assistance with meals, transportation, lodging and more.

Stripes Child Life Program at Driscoll Children's Hospital

Our child life specialists offer psychosocial and emotional support to children and families to reduce stress and anxiety while in the healthcare setting.


Volunteers are valued members of our hospital adding an extra dimension of care to patient and family services.


Learn about telemedicine services available at Driscoll Children's Hospital.

Web Nursery

An online gallery for our newborns.


A health and nutrition program for pregnant women, new mothers and children under the age of five.

Patient & Family Education

Coastal Bend Health Finder

A public resource directory of medical and non-medical services with local agencies dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals living in 15 South Texas Counties.

Patient and Family Education Materials

Information and printable materials for more than 4,000 topics relating to family health and medication.

Government Product Recalls

Updated information on recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Hand Hygiene

Important information on hand washing in order to reduce the risk of infection while in the hospital.

Food & Nutrition

Find out more about providing adequate and proper nutrition for your growing child.

Injury Prevention

Information regarding child passenger seat safety, alcohol awareness, bicycle safety and more from the Driscoll Injury Prevention Department.

Safe Sleep Program

Where and how to create a safe space for your baby to sleep.

Mom's Place

Information, services and community resources for breastfeeding women.

S.A.F.E. Program

The S.A.F.E. message is designed with four basic tips to help families live healthier lifestyles.

Contact Information

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

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

For TTY Deaf Messaging Connect to TTY Interpretation by dialing
(800) 735-2989
Driscoll Children's hospital Heart Center houses an advanced Cath unit. Pediatric electrophysiology clinic is a joint effort between Driscoll Children's Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital.
Gary Nycum, Critical Care RN, (left) demonstrates Safe Sleep basics at a recent public healthcare event.
Patient relations representatives Javier Landivar (left) and Peniel Martinez (right) escort Discovery Channel characters as they visit children at Driscoll Children's Hospital.
pediatric cardiology
safe sleep program
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Patients & Families


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...