Edgar L. Cortes, MD

Emergency Medicine

Edgar L. Cortes
  • Coastal Children’s Clinic

    3435 S. Alameda St.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Physician Details

Medical specialties and board certifications:

Board certified in Pediatrics

Board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Board certified in Forensic Medicine

Medical school name/location:

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston – Galveston, Texas

Residency institution(s):

U.S. Naval Hospital – Portsmouth, Virginia

Professional recognition/awards:


1984-1985, 1994-1995, 1999-2000, 2005-2006, 2007-2008

Teaching Attending of the Year



Commencement Speaker for graduating class of pediatric residents at Driscoll Children’s Hospital


J.T. “Lamar” New, MD Award for excellence in teaching to students and residents, presented by the Texas Medical Association




Inducted into the Wall of Honor, Awarded by the Del Mar College Former Students’ Association, Del Mar College

Language fluency:

English, Spanish

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