Welcome to South Texas ENT and Allergy
Our office specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the head and neck, providing care for children and adults within the greater Corpus Christi area. Our practice includes comprehensive sino-nasal allergy treatment that involves testing, environmental exposure awareness and avoidance measures, medical treatment and immunotherapy. This practice, working as a team with the local hospitals and community, is dedicated to ongoing provision in this ever-changing world of medical and surgical treatments. Our goal is to provide the best medical care possible, with your health and comfort as our priority.
We look forward to serving your medical needs in the future. Our mission is to care for our patients with compassion, efficiency and excellence
CHRISTUS South Texas ENT and Allergy is a part of the CHRISTUS Physicians Group (CPG). Affiliated physicians have been selected by CHRISTUS for excellence. CPG is an elite group of doctors who embody advanced medicine and compassionate care.
Todd Weiss, MD
Dr. Weiss is an Otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon. Physicians in this field are commonly known as ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons. Dr. Weiss is well trained in the medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of head and neck disorders for both adults and children. Although many people think of tonsillitis, sinus problems or ear infections, otolaryngology encompasses much more. Dr. Weiss provides care for a wide range of disorders including thyroid and parathyroid disease, salivary gland disease, hearing and balance disorders, middle ear disease, hoarseness, chronic sinus disease, snoring and sleep apnea, and head and neck cancer. Dr. Weiss has a particular interest in thyroid disorders, and is a skilled thyroid surgeon.
Dr. Weiss received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Texas State University. He received his M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and graduated in the top of his class. He did his surgical residency at Southern Illinois University where he completed two years of General Surgery training and four years of Otolaryngology training. Throughout his academic career Dr. Weiss has received multiple honors and achievements. He has served in many leadership roles at local hospitals by acting on medical committees, publishing academic peer-reviewed literature, and giving numerous talks and presentations at national and international academic meetings. He is licensed by the Texas State Medical Board and is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He remains active both in the community and in many professional organizations, and is eager to take on the individual needs of patients with compassion, efficiency, and excellence.Watch interview with Dr. Todd M. Weiss
Paul A. Reder, MDWatch interview with Dr. Paul A. Reder
Shari S. Beams, Ph.D., CCC-A
Dr. Shari Beams is an Audiologist. Audiologists are hearing health care professionals. Audiologists can help to diagnose causes and types of hearing losses and assist in determining which are medically treatable by an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Physician and which losses need to be treated in some other method. Audiologists also can assist in the assessment of balance disorders. Dr. Beams is trained in the assessment and diagnosis of hearing loss, the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids, hearing protection devices, and other personalized ear plugs, as well as follow-up care and repair of hearing aids. She works with individuals with hearing loss from school-aged children through geriatric and focuses on providing informative, caring, and comprehensive services to her patients. Dr. Beams attends various professional meetings throughout the year to keep current with hearing aid technology.
Dr. Beams received a Bachelor of Science in Audiology and Speech Sciences, a Master of Science in Audiology, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Audiology, all from Purdue University. Dr. Beams has been a licensed Audiologist since 1993. She has worked in Lafayette, Indiana in an ENT practice, and in Corpus Christi with ENT practices as well. Dr. Beams also taught in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, serving as a program director for 14 years. She taught courses in Audiology, Anatomy of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism, and Speech and Hearing Science at the undergraduate level and graduate courses in Aural Rehabilitation, Neuroscience, and Advanced Audiology. Dr. Beams is licensed to practice as an Audiologist by the Texas Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She has given presentations at state and national meetings and has been invited to talk at local organizations in the Corpus Christi area. Dr. Beams is committed to providing quality hearing care for all of her patients.
South Texas ENT & Allergy accepts the following insurance providers and plans:
Please have your insurance information available while calling to schedule an appointment.
Type of payments accepted: MC, Visa, Discover, check/Debit, and Cash (Payments due at the time of service)
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Please note that these instructions are only guidelines. If your doctor has given you specific instructions that differ from those mentioned on this page, then follow your doctor's specific instructions. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your surgery or any of the pre-operative instructions, please call the office without hesitation.
If labs are ordered, please schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor. These labs must be completed 7-10 days prior to the date of surgery. If they are not completed within this time frame, the surgery may be delayed or even rescheduled.
Do not take aspirin, products containing aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication in the 2 weeks prior to surgery. These products act as blood thinners, inhibiting clot formation, and can cause increased bleeding during the surgery. Various herbal supplements, including ginkgo biloba and vitamin E, are also know to have similar clot inhibiting effects, and therefore should also be discontinued 2 weeks prior to surgery. If you are taking any herbal supplements, please contact our office for a detailed list of safe medications.
Tylenol is safe and may be taken orally up to eight hours prior to your surgery time.
Do not eat or drink anything 8 hours prior to your scheduled surgery time, including water. If you take daily blood pressure, asthma, cardiac or diabetes medications, bring them the morning of surgery to the hospital and discuss whether or not you should take them with the Anesthesiologist in charge of your care.
Illness and Cancellations
If you become ill, please contact our office as soon as possible to discuss your symptoms, as surgery may or may not need to be postponed. If you need to cancel surgery, please call 72 hours in advance so that we may fill the O.R. time with other patients who also need surgery.
Arrive at the hospital 2 hours prior to your scheduled surgery time. This will allow time to fill out paperwork and get checked in by the O.R. staff. After surgery or prior to hospital discharge, your doctor will tell you when you need to return to the office. You will need to call the next day to schedule the follow-up appointment.
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Corpus Christi Location
5920 Saratoga Blvd, Suite 425
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
Located on the 4th floor Medical Office Building attached to Christus Spohn South Hospital
8:30 am - 6:00 pm – Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 pm – Friday
1311 E. General Cavazos Blvd.
Kleberg Professional Building
Kingsville, TX 78363
1:00 - 5:00 pm – Wednesday