Corpus Christi Memorial Hospital

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Coordinates: 27°46′48″N 97°24′58″W / 27.7799°N 97.4162°W / 27.7799; -97.4162 Corpus Christi Memorial Hospital is a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. It is the second largest in the Christus Spohn hospital system with 397 beds and 30 resident physicians, and is the lead emergency facility in the region and is a level two trauma facility. It operates under Texas A&M University's Health Science Center College of Medicine.

The hospital was awarded the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades, an independent health-care quality organization that selects the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for that award.

This is also the hospital that helped Harry Whittington recover during the Dick Cheney hunting incident. Mexican-American singer-songwriter, Selena was pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital.