ENT (Otolaryngology)

Driscoll Children’s Hospital Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT) is dedicated to the ear, nose and throat problems in children and adolescents.

The ENT service offers, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, medical and surgical management of conditions related to the ear, nose, sinuses, throat, neck and airway using the latest guidelines for medical treatment and the most advanced techniques for surgical treatment.

Our team offers integrated, comprehensive care in a child-friendly and family-centered environment.

Orthopaedics

Driscoll Children’s Hospital Orthopaedic Services focus on providing high-quality orthopaedic expertise in the evaluation and treatment of acquired, congenital and developmental abnormalities of the muscoskeletal system. Our pediatric orthopaedic surgeons have extensive training and experience in using the most advanced types of surgical instrumentation and techniques to correct scoliosis, spinal deformities and many other orthopaedic conditions. Our staff provides assistance in major and minor fracture and trauma care.

Neurosurgery

Services

Comprehensive neurosurgical care for infants, children and adolescents with conditions such as:

  • Cranial and spinal trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spina bifida
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Intracranial and intraspinal neoplasms and vascular malformations
  • Epilepsy requiring cortical resection
  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Chiari malformations
  • Tethered cord
  • Syringomyelia

 

For referral and assistance call (361) 561-1387 or fax (361) 561-1398.

Neurology

Pediatric Neurology is the treatment of conditions related to the brain and the nervous system in children.

Services

Comprehensive evaluation and management of infants, children and adolescents with disorders affecting the nervous system and muscles, including:

Nephrology (Kidney)

What We Do

Our pediatric nephrologists have a long tradition of providing care to children from all over South Texas with clinics serving communities in Corpus Christi, Victoria, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley.

We are committed to bringing our expertise and providing high-quality care to the diverse populations of South Texas closer to the homes of our patients and their families. We take pride in giving our patients and families the individualized attention they deserve.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of women with complications of pregnancy, pre-existing medical conditions which may be impacted by pregnancy and medical conditions which impact the pregnancy itself. Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists collaborate with obstetricians in providing consultations, co-management or direct care for patients with complications both before (preconceptional counseling) and during pregnancy.

Infectious Diseases

Fighting infectious diseases today is much easier than in the past. With proper hygiene and proper precautions, in addition to numerous vaccines and rapidly advancing medical technology, people are better equipped than ever to avoid getting sick.

We provide:

Genetics

Our geneticist’s primary expertise as a subspecialist is in childhood genetic disease, evaluating children with growth or learning differences, developmental disabilities, syndromes and, to some extent, metabolic disease. This also extends to reproductive medicine in conjunction with Driscoll’s maternal fetal medicine specialists. We conduct full genetic evaluation with medical and family history, physical, review of laboratory results and then discussion of genetic testing options.

Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology clinic at Driscoll Children’s Hospital provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management of all gastrointestinal and liver disorders as well as nutritional problems of infants, children and adolescents, including: