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The Center for Children and Women is closing

Both locations of The Center for Children and Women will be closing. The Greenspoint location will close December 1, 2023 and the Southwest location will close on June 30, 2024. These closures will not change your coverage with Texas Children's Health Plan. If you have questions about your care, please contact The Center for Children and Women at 832-828-1005. If you have questions about your coverage or for help picking a new doctor, call Texas Children’s Health Plan at 1-866-959-6555 (CHIP) or 1-866-959- 2555 (STAR) or 1-800-659-5764 (STAR Kids).

You can get more information by visiting our frequently asked questions.

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.

Medicaid Coverage Alert

Don't lose your health coverage! We don’t want to lose you as a patient! New rules will require you to renew your Medicaid plan. Learn more

Ivvanee Martinez, MD




Ivvanee Martinez, MD

Dr. Ivvanee Martinez is a Texas native who graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She joined The Center for Children and Women after being in private practice for three years because she felt that it provided a unique, innovative practice model where she could provide better care for her patients. She loves delivering babies and looks forward to taking care of you and your little one or being your partner in optimizing your reproductive health.

A fluent Spanish speaker, Dr. Martinez is interested in medical education, adolescent health, improving patient safety, women's advocacy, and global health. She is also an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.