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Dr. Mavis Kelsey, Sr. Celebrates Milestone

Houston (October, 18, 2007) – Mayor Bill White presents a framed proclamation illustrating October 7, 2007 as Mavis P. Kelsey, Sr. Day to Dr. Mavis Kelsey, founder of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, in honor of his 95th birthday. Mayor White spoke during the celebratory event at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Main Campus on Oct. 18, and noted many of Dr. Kelsey's successes and impact in pioneering the Texas Medical Center. Read the Mayor's Proclamation

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Founder Dr. Mavis Kelsey celebrates how sweet life is, as he cuts the cake during his 95th birthday celebration at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Main Campus on Oct. 18. City of Houston Mayor Bill White, along with leadership from Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), the Texas Medical Center and several state universities honored Dr. Mavis Kelsey during his 95th birthday celebration.

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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