Our physicians are board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and have extensive surgical skill in gynecological procedures. We have expertise in routine and high risk obstetrics.

Located in Bay Area Hospital, Ste. 200

Denise M. Lochner


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7621
Obstetrics / Gynecology & Infertility
B.A. Psychology Vanderbilt Univ. 1991
M.D. @ UT Southwestern
Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005
Dr. Lochner’s background and memberships include: Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology – 2005; Fellow, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists; Member, Texas State and Nueces County American Medical Associations; and Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

When Dr. Lochner is not working she enjoys traveling, reading and gardening. She loves spending time with her husband and daughter. A fun fact about Dr. Lochner: she once fell off of a cliff into a pool of water while hiking in Australia, thankfully, she was not hurt!

“I love the diversity of my job. I enjoy the wide range of ages of my patients and the variety of their needs within the scope of obstetrics and gynecology. I have the privilege in assisting a woman in a very personal time in her life. I am never bored in my daily practice. During any day, I might be in the office, delivering a baby or in the OR –sometimes all in the same day!”

Sandra I. Noriega


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7208
Obstetrics / Gynecology & Infertility
BS @ University of Houston
MD @ UT Houston
Bay State Medical Center - Residency
Dr. Noriega was born in Los Angeles, CA and grew up in Houston, TX. She trained in Massachusetts and has settled in Corpus Christi to practice and raise her children.

A fun fact about Dr. Noriega: she was born on April Fool’s Day. “I am passionate about helping women in the most exciting aspects of their lives from puberty to childbirth, through menopause and beyond.”

Rolando E. Vega


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7209
Obstetrics / Gynecology & Infertility
MD @ San Juan Puerto Rico.
Fellow of American College of OBGYN
VP of Medical Staff at Bay Area CCMC
Medical Director CC Pregnancy Center
Dr. Vega is the Medical Director of the Corpus Christi Pregnancy Center. Dr. Vega was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he moved to Corpus Christi in 2008. He says that by looking at him you would never know he was not born here, but his accent gives him away. He particularly enjoys his work with the CC Pregnancy center, where they are PRO-LIFE.

“My favorite part of my career is the deliveries because I love being part of the happy event that affects the whole family”

Sophia J. Ommani


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7201
Obstetrics / Gynecology & Infertility
B.S. in Biology @ TAMUCC
M.S. @ University of NTHSC
M.D. @ American Univ. (St. Maarten)
Dr. Ommani completed her clinical years of medical school and subsequent residency training in New York City, after which she joined her husband as an attending physician in the obstetrics and gynecology department at West Virginia University Hospital. She then came back home to Corpus Christi to be closer to family and give back to the local community.

Dr. Ommani is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist and belongs to the Women’s Empowerment Institute, Texas Medical Association, American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. When she is not working, Dr. Ommani likes to run and compete in 5Ks. She also loves to shop and spend time with her family. A fun fact about her: she is terrified of Komodo dragons.

“I truly love what I do! As an ob/gyn I am a surgeon, counselor and advocate. I have the opportunity to watch life unfold from the moment of conception and see strong women move through all of phases of their lives. The best thing is I get to do all this in my favorite city with a great group of colleagues.”

Romulo Corrada


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7205
Obstetrics / Gynecology & Infertility
M.D. @ UPR - School of Medicine
Residency @ Univ. Hosp. Puerto Rico
Dr. Corrada is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopic surgeons. Dr. Corrada is committed to providing the best quality of care to his patients. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys golf and salsa dancing!

Maria A. Pizzaro


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7206
Obstetrics / Gynecology & Infertility
M.D. @ UPR - School of Medicine
Residency @ Univ. Hosp. Puerto Rico
Pizarro Aesthetics
Dr. Pizzaro was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist. She is a member of the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Pizarro enjoys the infertility part of her practice to fulfill the dreams of so many of her patients. She loves to cook, sew and spending time with her husband and two children.

Dr. Maria Pizarro established Pizarro Aesthetics with her patient’s health & beauty needs in mind. Our office started with Botox & then proceeded to open the door to laser hair removal. Fifteen years later it has become one of Corpus Christi’s successful & long-standing medical aesthetic offices. Pizarro Aesthetics offers the newest innovative & cutting edge technology available on the market. With aesthetic medicine forever evolving, Dr. Pizarro strives to give these advancements in treatment to her patients at a reasonable cost. From Botox to body contouring, weight loss, anti-aging, & skin care; Pizarro aesthetics is here to help our patient’s inner beauty shine through.

Heather Dixon


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7116
Obstetrics / Gynecology
D.O. @ UIC College of Medicine
Res. @ Illinois Masonic Hospital
bio forthcoming

Jaishree Ellis


(361) 993-6000 | ext 0
Obstetrics / Gynecology
BA - English, Univ. of Pennsylvania
M.D. @ University of Illinois
Res. @ Harlem Hospital - Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
Dr. Ellis loves working with women. She enjoy's being able to share information with them which empowers them to make the best decisions about their lives and health. She also feels it is a tremendous privilege to be present for the birth of a baby, and to be entrusted with the care of mother and child.

Dr. Ellis is a mother of 3, with her youngest child having autism. Her journey with him led her to study disability advocacy, and has become a big proponent for inclusion & observation of all rights for people with disabilities. In addition to being an advocate, she helped to found a chamber of commerce dedicated to increasing employment opportunities for individuals who are disabled. She loves spending time with her children, and is also and avid scrapbooker which helps her document and capture life's special moments. She loves to travel and one of her all time favorite places to visit is the Amalfi Coast in Italy!

Nurse Practitioners

Inemesit Nwosu

Nurse Practitioner

(361) 993-6000 | ext 7620
Inem was born in Missouri and raised in Nigeria. She has almost two decades of experience in the medical sector. Prior to joining the Coastal Bend Women's Center, she completed her BS in Nursing from Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, Texas. Then obtained her MS of in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio while working as a Registered Nurse on a Postpartum unit.

Inem enjoys relaxing, engaging in fun activities with her family/friends, and playing soccer in a local women's league. She is truly enjoying living in the Coastal Bend and loves to be outside and taking part in all the culture that fills our city!

Daniella "Lalla" Grantham

Nurse Practitioner

(361) 993-6000 | ext 7130
Daniella has over 20 years experience in caring for women in Texas as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She is excited to be a part of making a difference for our women in South Texas and our community.

She received her RN and Bachelor of Arts at New Mexico State University. She studied for her Nurse Practitioner Certification at UT Southwestern in Dallas. Her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education was obtained from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN. In her spare time, Daniella likes to read books, put together Jigsaw puzzles, and working with the special needs community

Irene Huerta

Nurse Practitioner

(361) 993-6000 | ext 7166
Irene has been caring for women for over 20 years and feels she has found her true calling as a nurse practitioner. She has a passion for women's health!! She feels it is important for her patients to feel that they are important to me and to provide compassionate comprehensive care. Irene's goal is to help women feel as comfortable as possible during visits where they feel most vulnerable. She provides evidence-based care to women in order for them to make informed decisions regarding their health and take better care of their health. We are proud to have Irene join us at Coastal Bend Women's Center.

Jessica L. Bader


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7166
Jessica has been providing care to women for almost 10 years. Prior to joining Coastal Bend Women's Center she was a labor and delivery nurse. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from TAMUCC, and her Masters from the University of Texas Arlington. She is enthusiastic about providing care to women of all ages while promoting health & wellness. She is passionate about women's health & providing her patients a high level of mindful individualized care. When Jessica isn't working she is spending time with her family here in Corpus Christi. She played college basketball and now enjoys traveling around Texas watching her daughters compete in the sport. We are bleseed to have her join the CBWC Team!



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