Rachelle KhalafDirector, Public Relations and Communications
Houston (December 5, 2013) – To meet increased demand and improve patient experience and convenience, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has begun construction on a new medical office building in Clear Lake that will bring all its existing physicians and medical services under one roof. The new Clear Lake Clinic, which will open in the summer of 2014, will be located at 1010 South Ponds Drive Webster, TX 77598. The new clinic will replace Kelsey-Seybold's two existing clinics.
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Clear Lake will be one of 19 multispecialty clinics in the Greater Houston area. The new Clear Lake Clinic follows the recent construction and completion of the Pearland Clinic, which opened October 7, 2013, and the new Pasadena Clinic, which opened June 24, 2013.
The three-story Clear Lake Clinic will increase the combined square footage from 41,000 to 55,000 square feet with enough room for 25 physicians. Future expansion could take the facility to 37 physicians. Patients will have access to physicians specializing in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Allergy, OB/GYN, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Spine (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation), Pulmonary, Optometry, Neurology, Dermatology, General Surgery, Cardiology, Rheumatology, and Urology. Patients will have the added convenience of an onsite pharmacy to fill prescriptions.
In addition to having all physicians and medical services in the same building, the new Clear Lake Clinic will offer expanded medical and diagnostic testing to include general radiology, mobile CT, mobile MRI, ultrasound, mammography, bone densitometry, cardio stress testing, EKG, and echocardiograms.
Physicians at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Clear Lake and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Clear Lake Medical Center will continue to see patients at the 830 Gemini and 17448 Highway 3 locations until the new Clear Lake Clinic opens.
The new Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Clear Lake location was designed by Kirksey Architecture. Gamma Construction has been named 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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