At Coastal Bend Family Medicine we care for the whole patient and make it our goal to understand his or her conditions. As primary care specialists we provide patient-centered care to meet the needs of the entire family. From the youngest to the oldest member of your family, you can look to us to provider guidance for both wellness care and sick care.
Coastal Bend Family Medicine 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.
Dr. B. Tarl Hamisch, D.O.
Dr. Hamisch received his bachelor of science in Biomedical/Science from Texas A&M University and his doctor of osteopathic medicine from University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Medicine. Dr. Hamish completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Mount Clemens General Hospital. He is board certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.
Dr. Marian Hendricks, D.O.
Dr. Hendricks received her undergraduate degree from University of Arizona in Tempe. She attended medical school at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in family practice at Bay Area Medical Center in Corpus Christi. Dr. Hendricks started in private practice before joining CHRISTUS in 2011. She is board certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy. She volunteers with Texas A&M Islanders and Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Crystal Campos Valls, M.D.
Dr. Valls received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from St. Mary’s University. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.
Dr. Valls is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Veronica Lopez, PA-C
Veronica graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She is board certified by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Veronica assists Dr. Hamish and Dr. Hendricks in treating and examining patients in the primary office setting according to state regulations as a physician assistant.
Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We are closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
We accept most insurance. Please contact the office directly if you have questions regarding your specific insurance plan.
For patient convenience we accept cash, checks, and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover) for co-pays, deductibles, and insurance co-insurance at time of service.
Please note that we do not see patients on Friday afternoons.
Patients are only seen by appointment. Some same day appointments may be available for sick visits.
Current patients may request appointments through the online Patient Portal and we will call you to confirm your appointment.
Please bring your insurance card and driver’s license to each appointment.
We value each patient’s time and strive to see each patient at the time of his or her scheduled appointment. Appointment slots are valuable and we ask patients to give us a minimum of 24-hours advance notice for cancellations.
Please note that patients are not permitted more than three no show appointments.
CHRISTUS Coastal Bend Family Medicine
5820 Saratoga Blvd, Suite 150
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Call to Schedule and Appointment: 361-986-4600