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Provider Departure

Dr. Sara Curtis will no longer be providing care at The Centers for Children and Women after September 19, 2023. If you are a patient of Dr. Curtis, please call us at 832-828-1005 to schedule your appointment with another provider. We thank Dr. Curtis for her many years of service at The Centers!

Policy update

Starting on January 2023. Minors that do not come with a legal parent or guardian must get verbal approval to receive care.

A parent or guardian must be at the first visit to complete forms. For each visit after, the parent or guardian can call from then on. Parents must speak with the care team for medical related questions.

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Bani Ratan, MD




Bani Ratan, MD

Associate Medical Director (OB/GYN) – The Center Southwest

Dr. Bani Ratan was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. She attended Rice University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Biochemistry. She received a Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 2008. Upon graduating, she attended the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell University. While training, she received the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award and served as the Administrative Co-Chief in her final year. Dr. Ratan worked at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas for three years prior to joining The Center for Children and Women in October 2015. She currently serves as the Associate Medical Director at The Center Southwest and as an Assistant Clerkship Director for the Baylor College of Medicine OB/GYN department.

Her research interests include weight gain during pregnancy and medical education. Dr. Ratan thoroughly enjoys connecting with her patients and making sure they understand all aspects of their care.