Locations and Physicians

Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe

Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe

5505 W. Orem Dr., Ste. 100 Houston, Texas 77085

Tel: 713-283-1039
Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 8 pm Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

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Tyeshia V. Babineaux M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2004, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • B.S. 2000, Xavier University

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, Neighborhood Centers Head Start Health Advisory
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Safety
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 8 pm
Wednesday:
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Saturday: Call to inquire

Appointments call

Cheryl Hardin M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1987, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • B.A. 1983, Washington University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 1987-90, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Medical Director, Reach Out and Read Texas
  • National Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
  • Neighborhood Centers Head Start Health Advisory
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Texas Pediatric Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Breastfeeding
  • Keeping fit
  • Safety

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5pm
Friday:
Saturday: Call to inquire

Appointments call

Thelma Parra M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2008, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.S. 2004, University of Texas - Pan American

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Breastfeeding
  • Eczema
  • Newborns
  • Safety
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 8 pm
Thursday:
Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Saturday: Call to inquire

Appointments call 713-283-1039

Rinu Varghese CPNP

Degree(s)

  • MSN 2011, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
  • BSN 2008, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston

Board Certification(s)

  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • NAPNAP

Special Interest(s)

  • Infants/newborns
  • Obesity

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 8 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday: Call to inquire

Appointments call 713-283-1039

Thank you for choosing Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe. We are a community-based collaborative health and wellness program that provides an accessible medical home to children and families. Your children's health, social, educational and spiritual needs are our primary concerns. 

Our doctors and staff at Texas Children's Pediatrics Corinthian Pointe look forward to caring for your children, and are dedicated to their health and well-being from birth through adolescence. Our pediatricians have been specially trained to provide for the unique needs of pediatric patients. We work closely together for continuity of care and scheduling flexibility, which allows patients and parents to develop a strong relationship with your health-care provider. We prefer to see patients on an appointment basis, but we do accept walk-ins.

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Our team provides a wide range of services for infants, children and adolescents from birth to 18 years, including:

  • Prenatal counseling
  • Newborn and infant care, including state of Texas-required screenings
  • Comprehensive well-child visits, including immunizations for all ages
  • Adolescent care
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Routine lab work and screening
  • Developmental, hearing and vision screenings
  • Camp; school and sports physicals
  • Minor emergency care and treatment
  • Same-day appointments for ill patients
  • 24-hour emergency call service
  • Referral for specialist care
  • Separate exam waiting area for newborn infants
  • Asthma care
  • First aid for pediatric trauma, including repair of minor lacerations
  • Social work services

 

Insurance Plans

Texas Children’s Pediatrics currently accepts the health insurance plans listed below. To be sure a specific location accepts your insurance or if you do not see your plan listed here, please call your Texas Children's Pediatrics location and ask for assistance. Though we try to keep this list as current as possible, we always are adding new insurance plans to better serve you.

For questions about the specific procedures your plan covers, please contact your plan provider.

New Marketplace Exchange Plans: As authorized by the Affordable Care Act of 2010, consumers now have the opportunity to purchase health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Houston consumers have more than 40 different "Exchange" benefit plans to choose from through 6 different payors.

At this time, Texas Children's Pediatrics participates in 5 Marketplace Exchange benefit plans:

Marketplace Exchange Insurance Products

myCigna Copay Assure
myCigna Health Flex
BCBS of Texas - Blue Choice PPO Plans
BCBS Basic 5 Plan
BCBS Solution 3 and 4 plans

Commercial Insurance Products

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Beech Street / CappCare PPO
BCBS Par Plan
BCBS CHOICE PPO
BCBS HMO Blue of Texas
Choice Care Network PPO (Humana)
CHIP - Texas Children's Health Plan only
Cigna Healthcare PPO
Cigna Healthcare HMO / POS
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO (includes CCN)Galaxy Health Network (formerly MCI) PPO only
Great West HealthCare PPO/POS (OneHealth)
Great West HealthCare HMO (OneHealth)

Health Payors PPO
Health Smart PPO
Humana - HMO / POS
Humana - PPO

Independent (Integrated) Medical Systems PPO & EPOS
MHHN - Freedom of Choice
MHHN - MHealth Choice
MHHN - MHealth Insured
Multiplan, Inc. (Texas Health Choice) PPO

Pacificare HMO/PPO
PHCS PPO – Not HMO
PHCS Savility
Premier Provider Network, Inc. (NAPP & Family Care)

Texas Municipal League (TML) PPO
UHC HMO (United Health Care)
UHC PPO/POS/EPO includes Choice Plus
USA Managed Care Org (Health Network) PPO

Medicaid Products

Many, but not all, Texas Children's Pediatrics locations accept the following Medicaid products.

Texas Children's Health Plan STAR Medicaid
CSHCN
Community Health Choice STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR+PLUS Medicaid
TMHP Medicaid
Superior StarHealth Medicaid - Foster Care
United Healthcare Community Star Medicaid
United Healthcare Community Star+ Medicaid 

Please call your Texas Children's Pediatrics location for more information.

Billing Information

Payment for medical services can be made by cash, personal check or credit card and is due at the time of service. It is the parent or guardian's responsibility to pay any deductible, co-pay or co-insurance required by the insurance provider. As a courtesy, our office will file claims with any of our TCPA contracted insurance plans. Please bring your insurance card to every visit.

If you do not have health insurance or Medicaid, we will ask that you complete a TCPA Fee Schedule Discount Request Form and provide proof of income to determine your discount.  

For more information about TCPA billing and payment practices, please view our financial policy.

Prescription Information

Written or electronic prescriptions will be given after a patient has been seen by a physician or nurse practitioner.

Refills

For routine prescription refills, please contact your pharmacy who will notify us. Controlled substance prescription requests, including ADHD prescriptions, must be called into our office 2 business days prior to picking up your child’s prescription.

Our After-Hours Schedule

We are available Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 8 pm and Saturday from 9 am - 1 pm.