Stroke Care in South Texas

Meeting High Standards in Corpus Christi

Stroke Care and Centers in and near Corpus Christi

Certified Level I and Level III Stroke Centers: Your Lifeline in Critical Times 

Every second counts when treating a stroke. With nearly two million brain cells lost per second, the risk of significant memory, movement, or speech impairments is high.

Two of our hospitals have the highest quality stroke care:

  • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline
  • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South

They are the pioneers of stroke care in South Texas and the ones you can trust when every second matters.



Get Stroke Care Now in South Texas:

If you need stroke care near Corpus Christi, here are five facilities in the CHRISTUS Spohn network.

Level I -  CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline

Level III - CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – South

Acute Stroke Care:


Level I and Level III Stroke Centers: Your Lifeline in Critical Times

As certified Level I and Level III Stroke Centers, these hospitals meet the rigorous standards of the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association and exceed them.

They offer comprehensive stroke care, encompassing advanced stroke diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation, and education. They are your lifeline, your beacon of hope in the most critical times. 



24/7 Emergency Stroke Treatment: Because Every Second Counts

Both CHRISTUS Spohn locations offer round-the-clock emergency stroke treatment for victims. Their expert staff, equipped with advanced diagnostic and treatment options, ensures a higher level of personalized care. A dedicated, cohesive team is always ready to provide comprehensive care, maximizing the chances of a positive outcome. 



CHRISTUS Spohn - Shoreline: The Region's First Level I Center

CHRISTUS Spohn - Shoreline, the region's first and only Level I center, caters to patients with the most complex stroke conditions. They offer treatment for severe hemorrhagic or large ischemic strokes, follow-up care in an intensive care unit, and services from specialists in vascular neurology and neurosurgery. With the latest diagnostic and interventional equipment, they provide top-notch stroke patient care. They are the vanguard, the first line of defense against the most severe strokes.



Rehabilitation, Education, and Guidance: A Comprehensive Approach

CHRISTUS Spohn - Shoreline and South also offer rehabilitation and education services, ensuring patients and their families are well-equipped to handle post-treatment care. They also provide guidance and consultation to other facilities for patient triage and case management. They are your partners, your guides on the road to recovery.

The fusion of expertise, cutting-edge technology, and compassionate care positions CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline and CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South as the regional leaders in stroke care in South Texas. 



Expanding Our Reach: Acute Stroke Ready Centers in Alice, Beeville and Kleberg

In our ongoing mission to provide exceptional stroke care, we're proud to share that CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi– Kleberg, Alice, and Beeville have recently earned the Acute Stroke Ready Centers certification from The Joint Commission.

This certification signifies that these hospitals are fully equipped to handle strokes and stroke-related medical emergencies. It ensures that even in communities where a larger hospital may be less accessible, patients can receive immediate, quality care when every second counts.


CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Shoreline Stroke Outcomes Data

Our outcomes are publicly reported as required for a Comprehensive Stroke Center.


Carotid Endarterectomy Complications Rates
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Asymptomatic (less than 3.0%)
 0%  0%  0%  0%  0%  0%
Symptomatic (less than 6.0%)
 0%  0%  0%  1  2  4