About Driscoll Children's Hospital
Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a 191-bed pediatric tertiary care center with pediatric specialists representing 32 medical and 13 surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo. Through the vision and generosity of its founder, Clara Driscoll, Driscoll Children’s Hospital opened in 1953, becoming the first, and remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas with the first emergency room created specifically for pediatrics. The hospital provides comprehensive pediatric services including NICU, PICU, and more than 40 pediatric subspecialists. Driscoll Children’s Hospital maintains a teaching affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and has a pediatric residency (45 plus residents).