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Dr. Glenn C. Landon Honored as Distinguished Surgeon by the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses’ Greater Houston Chapter

Houston (February 7, 2007) – Glenn C. Landon, M.D., chief of Orthopedics and medical director of specialties at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, received Distinguished Surgeon honors from the Greater Houston chapter of the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN). Landon was honored during the AORN’s annual Triple Star Gala on January 20, 2007.

“I am deeply moved to be recognized by this prestigious organization for work I enjoy doing every day,” said Landon.

Landon helped pioneer minimally invasive hip replacement surgery in Houston through collaboration between Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, performing the first such procedure in 2002. He has been with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic since 1993.

AORN is the professional organization of perioperative registered nurses whose mission is to support registered nurses in achieving optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 600 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 31 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 65 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 19 onsite Kelsey pharmacies and one specialty pharmacy, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for six consecutive years.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.

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