Corpus Christi Medical Center – Bay Area
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Level III Trauma Center
Corpus Christi Medical Center serves the Coastal Bend community in Corpus Christi, Texas. The medical center has multiple locations, specializing in a variety of care, including cancer, acute trauma care, and behavioral health. The facility boasts a 152-bed acute care hospital. Accredited by the Joint Commission and American College of Cardiology as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center, Corpus Christi Medical Center also includes the Breast Center of South Texas and The Woman’s Center at Bay Area that offers various levels of NICU.
Located in the southern part of Texas along the Gulf Coast, Corpus Christi is home to the fifth-largest U.S. port, handling mostly oil and agricultural products. The city is also home to the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and Corpus Christi Army Depot. As the original home of the Whataburger franchise, much of the economy is driven by wholesale, retail trades, and government sectors. The city is divided into distinct sectors that maintain a unique sense of identity and community. Along the North Beach, the Texas State Aquarium and USS Lexington Museum offer locals and visitors some wonderful family-friendly attractions. The Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens and Nature Center appeals to nature lovers while the Hans and Pat Super Wildlife Refuge is famous for seabird-watching. Corpus Christi has a number of professional sports ranging from soccer to baseball, and fishing, wind sports, and skating are all popular activities. Located in a humid subtropical climate, summers are hot and very humid, while winters are quite short and mild. Corpus Christi is quite windy, with wind speeds often reaching 25 miles per hour.