Rachelle KhalafDirector, Public Relations and Communications
Expansion will add 17,000 square feet of clinic space and 12 providers to meet growing community's healthcare needs
HOUSTON (Oct. 3, 2022) - Kelsey-Seybold Clinic announced today a 17,000-square-foot expansion of Summer Creek Clinic located at 8233 N. Sam Houston Parkway E. Humble, TX 77396. Completion of this major expansion is expected in spring 2023. As part of the expansion, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Summer Creek will have capacity for an additional 12 providers, bringing the total provider count to 27.
Patients currently have access to adult and pediatric primary and specialty care, including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Allergy, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Spine, Podiatry, Pulmonary Medicine, Rheumatology, Surgery, and Urology. The expansion will provide additional access in Allergy, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Neurology, and Pulmonary specialties with plans to add OB/GYN.
"The Summer Creek Clinic expansion is in direct response to the growth in the surrounding communities and our commitment to provide caring, coordinated care close to home and work for our patients," said Kenneth Janis, M.H.A./M.B.A., chief operating officer, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. "We are listening to what our patients and employer groups want and need in this community - and we look forward to growing alongside this dynamic locale, catering to their healthcare needs."
Summer Creek Clinic currently offers general radiology, including X-ray, ultrasound, and EKG; as well as advanced radiology, including CT and MRI, and a Cardiology lab. This expansion will add space for additional diagnostic tools to increase access to medical and diagnostic testing.
"We have been hearing from our patients and our employer partners for some time that they want more of what Kelsey-Seybold has to offer in this vibrant and growing community," said Tony Lin, M.D., CEO and Chairman. "The expansion of Summer Creek gives us and our medical providers the opportunity to do more for the people living and working nearby. We're offering more of the quality healthcare they have come to expect from us by expanding to meet the needs of this community."
The expansion of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Summer Creek was designed by architects at Kirksey. Gamma Construction has been selected as the general contractor for this project.
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 650 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 36 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, 24 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 seven 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 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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