Rachelle KhalafDirector, Public Relations and Communications
Houston (September 4 , 2014) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston's premier community-based multi-specialty physician group for more than 60 years, welcomes Dr. Jennifer Lai, pediatrician now caring for patients at the Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center. Dr. Lai has a special interest in general pediatrics, newborns, autism and obesity in children.
Dr. Lai graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2007. After earning her medical degree from The University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio, Dr. Lai completed her pediatric internship and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
"I am a strong advocate of promoting health and wellness to patients, especially in the pediatric population. I want to make a difference and have a strong impact on my patients' lives." said Dr. Lai.
Dr. Lai will see patients at Kelsey-Seybold Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center, located at 15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive, suite 100 Houston, Texas 77014.
In her spare time, Dr. Lai enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, going to professional basketball games, playing board games and spending time with family and friends.
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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