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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

Aba Coleman, MD

Specialty

OB/GYN

Location

Maame Aba Coleman, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Aba Coleman is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine.  She has served as the Medical Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Center for Children and Women since November 2020.  Dr. Coleman earned her undergraduate degree at Duke University, and subsequently pursued graduate studies at Harvard University, completing her Master of Education degree with a focus on Health Education in Underserved Areas. Dr. Coleman graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 2007, followed by internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine, during which she fulfilled the role of Administrative Chief Resident.

Within the Department, Dr. Coleman has served in several capacities, including as the current director of the Division of Ob/Gyn Population Health.  Before joining The Center, Dr. Coleman practiced with the Baylor ObGyn faculty group and in the Harris Health System. She directed the prenatal program at Baylor Teen Health Clinics for many years.

Dr. Coleman has developed cervical cancer and Human Papillomavirus prevention initiatives in Houston, Ghana, and Malawi. She is a certified facilitator for Centering Pregnancy, and a faculty trainer for the Texas Children's Hospital relationship-centered communication initiative, in partnership with the Academy of Communication in Healthcare.

Dr. Coleman is dedicated to patient education, population-based interventions, and the provision of exceptional and equitable healthcare for all women.