Rachelle KhalafDirector, Public Relations and Communications
New clinic will expand access to coordinated, evidence-based care for residents living in Memorial, the Villages, and Spring Branch areas
Houston (December 15, 2020) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic announced plans today to open a 12,500-square-foot clinic in Houston's Memorial area. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Memorial City will be located at 929 Gessner Road, Suite 1450, Houston, inside the Memorial Hermann Tower with convenient skywalk access from Garage 5. The new Memorial City Clinic represents the first step by Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in establishing a more significant presence in the area, with enough room for up to six providers offering comprehensive care for adults.
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Memorial City will officially open for primary care visits on Jan. 4. Patients will also have immediate access to an on-site laboratory. Plans to add specialties including Cardiology (general/interventional), and Pulmonary Medicine will follow beginning in the second quarter of 2021; along with X-ray and diagnostics.
"This Memorial City location helps us close a service-area gap for current and potential patients living in nearby, well-established Houston area communities. Having a clinic conveniently located in Memorial City will make accessing a Kelsey-Seybold provider more convenient for those at home and work," said Tony Lin, M.D., Chairman, Board of Managers and C.E.O., at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. "Patients who have convenient access to Kelsey-Seybold doctors keep coming back for care with our providers because of our commitment to quality and value, and we are so looking forward to welcoming current and new patients to this new clinic in Memorial City."
The Memorial City clinic location will expand access to coordinated, evidence-based care in an area that is central to several large residential suburbs and important industries. Kelsey-Seybold patients will also have access to an extensive referral network for various specialists with offices at neighboring clinics, including Downtown at The Shops, Tanglewood, Meyerland, and Berthelsen Main Campus.
"As a destination location on the west side of Houston, this new clinic in Memorial City gives Kelsey-Seybold a presence in a high-traffic area, with easy access via Interstate 10, along the Energy Corridor and near major residential areas such as Memorial, Spring Branch, and the Villages," said Kenneth Janis, M.H.A., M.B.A., chief operating officer of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
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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