Start Your Visit with Confidence

When your family needs care, we make it easy to get medical attention as efficiently as possible. Before you visit, take a look at our Admitting FAQs. Show up prepared, and get care faster.

Admitting FAQs:

  • Picture IDs
  • Insurance cards 
  • For Admissions: go to the Admitting office on the main campus.
  • For Emergency Service: go to the Emergency Department.
  • For Radiology: go to the second floor of the main campus.
  • For Lab Services: go to the first floor Pavilion, Mon–Fri, 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. For all other dates and times, go to the main campus Admitting office.
  • For EEG, Echo, Stress Exams, EKG, ECG and High-Risk Follow-up Program: go to the main campus Admitting office.
  • For Orthopedic, Rehabilitation and Audiology Services: go to the Rehabilitation building.
  • For Outpatient Surgery or Outpatient Cath Lab Services: go to the first floor of the Pavilion.
  • For Clinic Services: go to the Sloan, Furman or Health Center buildings depending on which provider you have an appointment to see. 

Plan to arrive earlier than your scheduled appointment to complete paperwork. It’s important to bring any documents the referring provider may have given you. Please bring picture IDs and insurance cards.

The Admitting department is on the first floor of Driscoll Children’s Hospital - Corpus Christi. Once you take a right behind the gift shop, you'll find it on the left.

The Admitting Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

A physician-to-physician referral is necessary to admit a pediatric patient. To learn more about referrals, please call the appropriate specialty clinic or Admitting Services.

You may be eligible for financial assistance. Please read more on our Charity Care page.

Contact Information

Deaf and Hard of Hearing TTY Services: (800) 735-2989

Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi Admissions Office:

Phone: (361) 694-5110 or (361) 694-5139
Fax: (361) 808-2090
24 hours a day/7 days a week

Patient Access Leadership:

Teddie Ibanez, Director (361) 694-6845
Krystal Perales, CC Manager (361) 694-4558

Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi 
Day Surgery Pre-Registration

(361) 694-5610 or (361) 694-4364 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday 
Fax: (361) 808-2014

Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi
Radiology – Scheduling & Pre-Registration

Scheduling: (361) 694-6132 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday 
Front Desk: (361) 694-5240 
7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday–Friday 
Fax: (361) 808-2167

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