TLC Complete Care Padre

Call Us: 361-400-2397

Address: 14433 S. Padre Island Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Complete Care is proud to offer a transparent billing practice so our patients never have to fear surprise billing.

Padre Island Urgent Care & Emergency Room Services

TLC Complete Care offers both emergency and urgent care services at our Padre Island location helping you find the exact care you need. Major, minor illness or accident – TLC Complete Care has you covered. Come in to our Padre Island location for quality service without the long wait. Visit our services page for more information on what services we treat!

No Appointment Necessary

At TLC Complete Care, you never have to make an appointment and you will not have to wait for medical care. Simply show up at any our Urgent Care or ER location to be seen by our medically trained staff. Our Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TLC Complete Care wants to be the first choice for ER or Urgent Care needs in Padre Island. For more information contact TLC Complete Care or visit our Urgent Care or ER.

TLC Complete Care Emergency Room & Urgent Care

TLC Complete Care in Padre Island is an Urgent Care and 24-hour Emergency Room. Our facility has provided top notch Urgent Care services to the Island residents for the past 10 years and now offering around the clock access to emergency medical services at our state of the art ER.

While our name TLC Medical Center might have changed, our team and our mission remains clear: Serve our community and the surrounding area by providing timely, affordable access to Emergency and Urgent Care.

Urgent Care

Need to see a doctor but having trouble getting an appointment? TLC Complete Care Padre Island is here to help! When you can’t wait to see your primary care physician, take advantage of the prompt services offered at our urgent care facility. Trust the medical team that has provided exceptional customer care and service to the Padre Island community since for many years and looks forward to many years to come.  Hours of Operation for Urgent Care are Monday – Friday 8am-4pm, closed on Saturdays and Sundays, located 14433 S Padre Island Dr. Corpus Christi TX 78418

24 Hour ER

For more serious medical conditions, count on TLC Complete Care’s 24-hour emergency room to treat your emergency needs without the long wait times typically associated with a hospital ER. Our walk-in emergency room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week including holidays. We offer the community affordable pricing, no surprise billing, and you never need an appointment. Just walk in!

Urgent and Emergency Medical Care at TLC Complete Care Padre Island

If you or a loved one are sick, have suffered an injury or need medical attention visit TLC Complete Care in Padre Island. Our medical team is available around the clock, call ahead or for more information at 361-400-2397.

Medical Director

Tom Dorrell, M.D.

Tom Dorrell, MD is committed to providing Padre residents and the surrounding communities the highest quality in emergency care. Dr. Dorrell has been providing medical care to his neighbors since 2003 where he served as the Medical Director/Owner of The Medical Center. With his extensive background in Emergency Medicine it is with great honor to offer the community an full service emergency room without leaving The Island and most importantly without the long wait times found in a typical hospital ER. Now open 24/7 to better serve our patients.

Education and Training

  • 1988 Texas A&M University Bachelor of Science/Biology
  • 1992 M.D. The University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 1995 Residency St. Mary Corwin Hospital, Pueblo, Colorado
  • 2002 Emergency Medical Directors Course


  • 1991 Medical School-Honors in Surgery


  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • Texas Academy of Family Practice
  • Nueces County Medical Society


Designated Safe Baby Location

If you have a newborn that you’re unable to care for, you can bring your baby to a designated safe place with no questions asked. Under the Baby Moses Law, parents are allowed to surrender their babies younger than 60 days at a hospital, fire station, free standing emergency center, or EMS station. You can find this law in the Texas Family Code, Chapter 262, Sub-chapter D. Emergency Possession of Certain Abandoned Children.