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New Managing Physician Named to Kingwood Clinic

Dr. Sebastian Scobercea accepts board-appointed position

Houston (June 16, 2009) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is pleased to announce the appointment of a new managing physician to the Kingwood Clinic. Sebastian Scobercea, M.D. succeeds David Weed, M.D., who has served as the Kingwood Clinic's managing physician since its inception.

Dr. Scobercea has been with Kelsey-Seybold since June 2007 and completed his medical training at the Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine and his residency at Lutheran General Hospital in 1999. He is affiliated board certified and specializes in Family Medicine.

Kingwood Clinic offers a variety of specialty physicians including Allergy, Family and Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, OB-GYN, Orthopedics and Pediatrics. To schedule an appointment, or for assistance regarding any health care needs, questions or concerns, please contact Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Customer Contact Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at (713)-442-0000 or log on to

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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