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  • Published April 13, 2016

    Conjoined twins separated in marathon operation

    A skilled team of surgeons, nurses, and other medical professionals at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, have successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins, Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres. Read More
  • Published August 19, 2016

    Join the party Saturday at Hurricane Alley

    WHAT:            A Celebration of Life Party for Driscoll Children’s Hospital patient Elizabeth Harris. The party, a Live Auction item from this year’s 24th annual Fiesta de los Ninos, was bought by Friends of Driscoll Children’s Hospital and was donated by Hurricane Alley. WHEN:            11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 … Read More
  • Published August 17, 2016

    Driscoll Children’s Hospital to offer bereavement program

    SEPT. 8: Driscoll Children’s Hospital is offering Lean On Me, a six-week bereavement support group for children and their family members to deal with the death of a loved one, starting Thursday, Sept. 8, and continuing Sept. 15, Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13, 5:30-7 p.m., at … Read More
  • Published August 12, 2016

    Join the party Saturday at Hurricane Alley

    WHAT: A Celebration of Life Party for Driscoll Children’s Hospital patient Colton Gonzales. The party, a Live Auction item from this year’s 24th annual Fiesta de los Ninos, was bought by the Debellas Family and was donated by Hurricane Alley. WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 WHERE: Hurricane … Read More
  • Published August 11, 2016

    Help us identify superheroes

    WHAT: Corpus Christi has been taken over by superheroes. The media’s help is needed to identify them, but word on the street is that they all are current or former patients at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, gathered together to celebrate the Driscoll Children’s Hospital’s third annual Craniofacial Reunion. Attendees have been … Read More
  • Published August 4, 2016

    2017 Fiesta de los Ninos chairs named

    Serving as chairs of the 2017 Fiesta de los Ninos are: (front row, from left) Samantha Gates and Abby McComb; (second row, from left) Jonathan McComb, Dos Gates and Darren McComb. Five community leaders will lead the way for Fiesta de los Ninos, the largest yearly fundraiser … Read More
  • Published August 4, 2016

    Join the party Friday at Hurricane Alley

    WHAT:          A Celebration of Life Party for Driscoll Children’s Hospital patient Andrew Suarez. The party, a Live Auction item from this year’s 24th annual Fiesta de los Ninos, was bought by Rabalais I&E Constructors and was donated by Hurricane Alley. WHEN:          4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 WHERE:       … Read More
  • Published July 20, 2016

    A treat for you and the kids

    Experience a chilling treat Thursday, July 28, as a national restaurant chain offers a special promotion to benefit Driscoll Children’s Hospital. For the 11th annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more from every Blizzard sold at participating Dairy Queen locations will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) … Read More
  • Published June 28, 2016

    The Texas A&M & Driscoll Children’s Hospital Global Institute for Hispanic Health

    Texas A&M System & Driscoll Children’s Hospital Announce Global Institute for Hispanic Health CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —The Texas A&M University System and Driscoll Children’s Hospital (DCH) today announced plans to create a Hispanic health institute for clinical research and education programs that will focus initially on improving the population’s access … Read More
  • Published June 22, 2016

    William Clark, MD, joins DCH staff

    William Clark, MD, has joined Driscoll Children’s Hospital as a pediatric otolaryngologist. Dr. Clark received his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and completed his internship at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio. He completed his residency in otolaryngology at Walter … Read More
  • Published June 10, 2016

    Baylor professor to address Chagas disease

    WHAT: “Chagas Disease: Optimizing Care for Pregnant Women and Infants,” a Grand Rounds Lecture Series presentation by Morven S. Edwards, MD,  Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Endemic through much of Mexico, Central America and South America, Chagas disease is spread by infected bugs called … Read More
  • Published June 10, 2016

    Camp Easy Breathers a breath of fresh air

    Asthmatic children will learn how to manage their asthma as the 15th annual Camp Easy Breathers gets underway in Rockport. Sponsored by Driscoll Children’s Hospital, the Coastal Bend Community Foundation and the Coastal Bend Asthma Initiative, it will be June 13-17 at Camp Aranzazu. “An ‘Around … Read More
  • Published June 6, 2016

    Driscoll patients ready 
for annual Chemo Kids Fish-Off

    The Chemo Kids Fish-Off has become a tradition that patients look forward to every summer. Taking place Tuesday, June 7, at Hampton’s Landing in Aransas Pass, the annual fishing excursion allows children with cancer to take their minds off chemotherapy for a day and concentrate on catching fish … Read More
  • Published May 19, 2016

    Formerly conjoined twins released from hospital

    Formerly conjoined twins Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres were released Wednesday morning from Driscoll Children’s Hospital, five weeks after their separation surgery April 12. Born May 16, 2015, Ximena and Scarlett were fused below the waist and shared a colon and bladders. Their identical sister, Catalina, was born without serious health … Read More
  • Published April 26, 2016

    Pharr Sunrise Kiwanis donates $5,000

    Teamwork and volunteerism are making things better for children at Driscoll Children’s Medical Plaza-McAllen. The Pharr Sunrise Kiwanis Club donated $5,000 to the Auxiliary to Driscoll Children’s Hospital-McAllen  for various projects. The funds will help the Auxiliary replace old playscapes with new ones in the lobby play areas for children … Read More
  • Published April 25, 2016

    Homeless Youth Advocacy Week

    The Driscoll Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program is sponsoring weeklong events focusing on homeless youth advocacy. The events, scheduled April 25-29, are meant to create awareness in both the medical community and in the general public, so that assistance can be offered to help homeless youth. “The resident physicians from … Read More
  • Published April 20, 2016

    Hopkins named Health Care Hero

    Kevin S. Hopkins, MD, FACS, FAAP, Craniomaxillofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, was chosen as the Caller-Times Health Care Hero in the Physician’s Excellence in Health Care Award category. “I am very humbled in being chosen for this award by the Caller-Times and this esteemed panel of judges. It gives me … Read More
  • Published April 8, 2016

    Stripes raising funds for Driscoll Children’s Hospital

    Now through May 3, Stripes Convenience Stores in South Texas are asking customers to “Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are” and purchase a $1 Miracle Balloon to raise funds for Driscoll Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Funds generated during the in-store campaign will serve the 76,000 outpatients … Read More