Meet Barbara McLaren
Board-certified OB/GYN (MD, FACOG)
4.5 (Google Reviews)
Abdominal & Pelvic Pain
Annual pap smear
Contraception Counseling
Pregnancy testing
UTIs, Yeast Infections, & Bacterial Vaginosis
IUD insertion & removal
Prenatal care
Nexplanon insertion & removal

Barbara's bio

Barbara McLaren, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified OB/GYN with extensive experience in women’s health and wellness. Through her work at New Beginnings OB/GYN, Dr. McLaren is honored to assist women of all ages from in and around Houston, Texas. Education has always played a central role for Dr. McLaren. She began her studies at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Medicine, formerly known as the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Sciences at City College of New York, in New York City. She went on to complete her medical degree at Albany Medical College in New York. Following medical school, Dr. McLaren completed an internship and residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. She continues to seek out opportunities to expand her skills and knowledge through continuing education. Dr. McLaren spends considerable time and effort remaining abreast of advancements in medical technology. She is dedicated to bringing the very best diagnostic and treatment platforms to the practice. Technology is important, but nothing can replace the interpersonal connections between patient and provider. That’s why Dr. McLaren takes the time to truly get to know the women in her care. Visits are never rushed, and there’s no pressure to choose any treatment option before all of the details are fully understood. For women in Houston, Texas, who are searching for unparalleled women’s health care, taking the time to sit down with Barbara McLaren, MD, FACOG, to learn more about how her approach to women’s health and wellness is a great choice.

What are patients are saying about Barbara

“Best OBGYN”

Dr. Barbara was by far the best OB/GYN I have encountered! She really took the time to discuss and explain the plan for me and actually answered my questions instead of blowing me off. I have definitely found my OB/GYN for life!

J. Amaya

“Great bedside manner”

Dr. Barbara was knowledgeable and had great bedside manner. I really enjoyed my experience.


"Warm and inviting"

Yesterday was my first day as a new patient and I'm pleased to say everyone was very friendly in the office. Dr. McLaren has a very warm and inviting spirit and not to mention very sweet person. .