Healthcare Professionals

Resource Center

All of Driscoll's patient-care units offer quality services and advanced technology for the treatment of newborns, infants and children with life threatening illnesses and injuries. The medical staff is represented by more than 200 pediatricians, pediatric surgeons and other pediatric subspecialists.

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.


Find a Physician

This is a useful search engine that enables you to quickly find physician information by name or specialty.


The goal of the Continuing Medical Education program is to provide physician driven ongoing medical education which meets the needs of the community physicians who treat infants, children and adolescents.

Medical Staff Services

Find upcoming Continuing Medical Education courses, information on staff activities and contact information for the Medical Staff Committee and coordinator.

Refer a Patient

Here you will find contact information that will enable you to refer a patient to Driscoll Children's Hospital or one of its specialty clinics located throughout South Texas.

Physician Recognition

Read about Driscoll physicians' awards, appointments and accomplishments.

Robert Bell Parrish Medical Library

Find medical journals, books and other resources.


Nursing at Driscoll

Our nursing organization subscribes to the tenets of the Magnet Recognition Program. We serve as the fount of knowledge and expertise for the delivery of pediatric nursing care; are flexible and constantly striving for discovery and innovation; and lead the reformation of care of the patient, family and community.

Medical Education

Medical Students

In conjunction with three medical schools in Texas, Driscoll offers a medical student education program as well as elective rotations for fourth-year medical students.

Pediatric Residency

Here you will find information on application requirements, rotations, salary, benefits and more.


Physician & Staff Resources

Information for Driscoll Children's Hospital physicians and staff.

Institutional Review Board

The Driscoll Children's Hospital Institutional Review Board (IRB) oversees all research activities under its jurisdiction.
(From left to right) Daniel Vijjeswarapu, M.D., William Dirkson, M.D., and Ernest Buck, M.D., volunteered their time at the Nueces County Health Fair.
Steve Oshman, M.D., (left) and Bruce Henderson, M.D., attend a reception remembering the contributions of Joe Oshman, M.D.
Karl Serrao, M.D. (left) and Edgar Cortes, M.D., chat during the Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council's 2nd Medical Director Forum, held Sept. 16 in the Driscoll auditorium.
Health Fair

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...