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.

Leo Rodriguez


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7000
Obstetrics / Gynecology
M.D. @ UT Southwestern Medical Center
Res. @ UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Leo Rodriguez is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the American Medical Association. Dr. Rodriguez was born in San Antonio, Texas and is a San Antonio “Spurs”’ Fan! He enjoys his family time and working in his garden at home.

Erica Horn


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7116
Obstetrics / Gynecology
M.D. @ UIC College of Medicine
Res. @ Illinois Masonic Hospital
Dr. Erica Horn is a native of the Windy City, Chicago. Erica was educated and medically trained in Chicago and the surrounding area, however spent much of her professional career in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Dr. Horn is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Horn was drawn to Ob/Gyn and a desire to advocate for womens reproductive health after encountering a conflicted teenage pregnant patient as a medical student. Dr. Horn strongly believes that providing women with adequate support, education and exposure during crucial points in their lives can greatly impact their life and their community.

Outside of work she has been board member for organizations dedicated to helping abused women and those with mental and physical disabilities. She has enjoyed visiting high schools to educate students on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. She is looking forward to serving the Corpus Christi community with this same level of passion and commitment.

In efforts to live life to it fullest, Dr. Horn sets a new “buck list” goal every year to be completed before her next birthday. Some of the things she has checked off are learning to scuba dive and motorcycle riding, going ski diving, completing a marathon; somethings still to be placed on the list include becoming a good cook, learning to crochet, and being a parent.

Jose Vazquez-Vicente


(361) 993-6000 | ext 7204
Obstetrics / Gynecology
D.O. @ OHC of Osteopathic Medicine
Res. @ Brooke Army Medical Center
Dr. Jose Vazquez-Vicente was born and raised in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington and received his medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens. Following medical school, Dr. Vazquez-Vicente completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency through the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium at Brooke Army Medical Center while serving in the U.S. Army for 12 years. He also served two tours of duty as a staff obstetrician and gynecologist at the 10th Combat Support Hospital, Ibn Sina, in Baghdad, Iraq. He was awarded with a number of awards and medals while serving in the Army.

After finishing his residency in 2004, Dr. Vazquez-Vicente was a staff physician at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas for four years. For the past 10 years, Dr. Vazquez-Vicente was the CEO of Advanced Institute for Women's Health in Laredo, Texas. He also was the owner/medical director for Vanish Medi Spa. Dr. Vazquez-Vicente is happily married and is the proud parent of four children

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