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Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Welcomes Rheumatology Services to Clear Lake Medical Center Clinic

Houston (July 23, 2004) – For more than fifty years, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has provided quality health care and outpatient services to the Houston area. In its continuing commitment to deliver the most advanced level of comprehensive patient care, Kelsey-Seybold is pleased to announce these new services to their clinics.

Kelsey-Seybold Clear Lake Medical Center Clinic, located at 17448 Highway 3, welcomes Martin S. Fischer, M.D. to their Rheumatology department and Dr. Paul G. Steinkuller to their Pediatric Ophthalmology department.

Martin S. Fischer, MD, joined the Clear Lake Medical Center Clinic in July of 2004, and has been with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic since 1970. Dr. Fischer is a graduate of New York Medical College. He completed his internship at University of Minnesota and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in New York. Dr. Fischer is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine and his area of clinical interest is in Radiopharmaceuticals.

Paul G. Steinkuller, MD, joined the Ophthalmology department at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic on April 5, 2004. Dr. Steinkuller is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Ophthalmology at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and his residency at Washington Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the National Children's Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Steinkuller is board certified in Ophthalmology and his areas of special interest include amblyopia (lazy eye) and strabismus (eye muscle imbalances).

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Martin S. Fischer or Dr. Paul G. Steinkuller at the Clear Lake Medical Center Clinic, please call Kelsey-Seybold Clinic at 713-442-0000.

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 850 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 40 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 eight 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 is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center and Endoscopy Center.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic achieved a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 91. NPS is the global standard for measuring customer loyalty and satisfaction. An NPS score of 70 or higher is considered by industry experts to be "world class" and an indicator of overwhelming customer loyalty.

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