Pictured from left to right: Ellis Erik Guzman, father of first born baby; Crystal Guzman, mother of first born baby; Erik Leonardo Guzman, first born baby

Webster, Texas, Jan. 1, 2017— Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and Dr. Joy LeBlanc, OB/GYN helped Ellis and Crystal Guzman welcome their son, Erik Leonardo Guzman, into the world at 1:47 a.m. Jan. 1, 2017. Erik weighs 7 pounds and 9 ounces and is 21 inches long. The Guzman’s are from the Southeast Houston area and this is their third child. It’s also the third child to be born at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. Baby Erik has a brother and sister who are eager to meet him.

“We are very excited about being a family of five now,” said Ashley Smith. “We love Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, always receive great health care here, and love being able to receive great care close to home. Having a baby here is always an enjoyable experience.”

“We are honored that more Houstonians have chosen us—year after year—to help welcome their children into the world and be part of memories that will last a lifetime,” said Todd Caliva, chief executive officer at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. “This is our 43nd year ringing in a new year with a newborn Houstonian.”

Erik and his family received Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s VIP package which includes a spa robe, baby blanket, gourmet meal for the new parents, meal cards for their guests, mini-fridge stocked with beverages, fruit and cheese try, chocolate truffles and a flesh flower arrangement.

Pictured here is Erik Leonardo Guzman, first born baby

To all the families we have served and to all of the families who will choose us this year to provide health care for their families, we wish you a happy and healthy new year.


About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II Trauma Capabilities, Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, Bariatrics Program, Breast Diagnostic Center, Wound Care Center, a level III Neonatal ICU, the area’s only Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 850, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the Bay Area Houston community. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at www.clearlakermc.com For the latest news and updates, visit our website at http://www.clearlakermc.com or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 6 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.