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Dr. Dorothy Fuentes, MD

Pediatrics*
Map Pin Small Corpus Christi, TX
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Dorothy Fuentes, MD

Dr. Dorothy Fuentes, MD is a Pediatrician in Corpus Christi, TX. They specialize in Pediatrics, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatrics. They graduated from University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and is affiliated with Corpus Christi Medical Center-Bay Area.

Dr. Fuentes works at Driscoll Pediatric Orthopedics in Corpus Christi, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Upper Respiratory Infection and Fever along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Fuentes' Office Locations

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    Driscoll Pediatric Orthopedics
    3533 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78411 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1265431472
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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    Board Certifications
    • Pediatrics
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Corpus Christi Medical Center-Bay Area

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Dorothy Fuentes, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fuentes is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Fuentes has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Fuentes works at Driscoll Pediatric Orthopedics in Corpus Christi, TX. View the full address on Dr. Fuentes’s profile.

    Dr. Fuentes has seen patients for Acute Upper Respiratory Infection and Fever, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Fuentes on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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