Why Driscoll Children's Hospital?

At Driscoll Children's Hospital, our Radiology team knows injuries and diseases affect a child's growing body in unique ways. Suitable equipment and precise protocols specially configured for children are needed to accurately diagnose problems and minimize radiation exposure. Every Driscoll Children's Hospital patient, from a newborn to a high school athlete, receives specialized support and care.

Leading the Way

Driscoll Children's Hospital is a leader in pediatric radiology, performing more than 60,000 procedures per year. We offer a complete range of services for the evaluation of pediatric disease including MRI, CT, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, nuclear medicine, X-ray, and interventional radiology. Our Nuclear Medicine Department, and our ultrasound programs are accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Quality Technology

Smaller body parts require child-friendly technology and our high-speed scanners reduce the time of scans and the possible need for sedation. Driscoll Children's Hospital is the first pediatric hospital in the Texas to offer VCT scanner capabilities with our newest piece of equipment, the GE 64-slice VCT scanner.

Care Designed for Children

Our technologists, nurses, child life specialists and management team interact with children every day and understand their special needs. Our facilities are less intimidating, customized for kids and ideal for children.

Contact Information

Driscoll Children's Hospital

3533 South Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

(361) 694-5240

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(800) 735-2989

Healthcare Professionals


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...

Valdez brings neurology expertise to Driscoll

February 26, 2014
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...

Páez receives certification in pediatric endocrinology

February 17, 2014
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...

Booth receives certification in child abuse pediatrics

February 17, 2014
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...

Driscoll pediatric cardiologist recognized as distinguished alumnus at Louisiana Tech University

February 17, 2014
CORPUS CHRISTI - Driscoll pediatric cardiologist Brandon Lane Phillips, MD, FAAP, FACC, was recently recognized by The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University as one of 14 of their 2014 Distinguished Alumni. Chosen alumni have distinguished themselves during their careers and in service...