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Our Approach

We believe that birth is one of life's most special events and women are empowered to make healthcare choices for themselves and their families. Labor and delivery and parenting occurs with greater ease and joy in a family-centered atmosphere that supports the choices of women and their families.

Our expert birthing services team can handle all types of maternal and newborn care ranging from routine to high risk pregnancies.

Birthing Services include:

  • OB Hospitalist services: The region’s only program with board certified OB physicians available in house 24/7 to provide consistent to patients in the hospital, as well as patients arriving with an obstetrical emergency.
  • Specialists in OB/GYN and maternal-fetal medicine to care for women with high-risk pregnancies
  • Texas Ten Step designation supporting the importance of breastfeeding
  • March of Dimes recognition in reducing elective inductions before 39-week’s gestation
  • Private birthing suites along with hospital tours, childbirth classes and other educational resources to help you prepare for a comfortable birth experience
  • Hospital tours to familiarize the patient with maternal and newborn departments
  • Educational classes and resources that help prepare for a comfortable birthing experience
  • Ultrasound including 3D and 4D imaging
  • Level IV Maternal Designation supports the care of high risk pregnancies. 

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Birthing Classes and Tours

A range of birthing classes are available to expectant mothers and their partners at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – South. All classes are free to mom’s delivering at a CHRISTUS Spohn facility, call 1-855-557-7646 to register. Learn about the classes offered.


Our Location

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi -South
5950 Saratoga Boulevard
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414

PH: 361-985-5000

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If This Is a Medical Emergency, Please Dial 911

NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

Virtual Tour of our Birthing Suites

Programs and Services

  • Breastfeeding
  • Level II and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Meet Your OB Hospitalist
  • Mother and Baby Renovations

Our Team

Elizabeth Ramirez, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology - Hospitalist, OB-GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

OB Hospitalist Doctor with blonde hair, black blazer and white button down shirt

Michelle Mulder, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology - Hospitalist, OB-GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

OB Hospitalist with pepper gray hair, navy blazer and stripped tie

David Garza, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology - Hospitalist, OB-GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

OB Hospitalist Doctor with white button down shirt and patterned tie

Randall Davis, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology - Hospitalist, OB-GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Dr. Michael Karagas OB Hospitalist at CHRISTUS Spohn

Michael Karagas , MD

OB-GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology), Obstetrics/Gynecology - Hospitalist