MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 12/15/2014 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Booming Woodlands Welcomes New Kelsey-Seybold Multispecialty Center Page Content New clinic is fourth major construction project completed in 2014 HOUSTON (December 15, 2014) –Kelsey-Seybold Clinic opened its doors to patients at a new, custom-designed medical facility in The Woodlands on Dec. 15, 2014. The new clinic will help accommodate the increased demand in the area. The clinic is located at 106 Vision Park Blvd., Shenandoah, TX, 77384. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – The Woodlands is one of 19 multispecialty clinics in the Greater Houston area. The new clinic is also one of four major construction projects to be completed in 2014, which includes new clinics in Clear Lake and Humble (Summer Creek) as well as a remodeled and renamed Tanglewood Clinic in the Galleria area. The Woodlands Clinic is a part of an aggressive $200 million capital investment Kelsey-Seybold is making in the Houston area. "We are all very excited. This is the first time that our Woodlands Clinic will have its own free-standing building, hassle-free parking and plenty of space to care for our patients," said Hugh Poindexer, M.D., managing physician at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – The Woodlands. "Patients can expect the same quality of service they have been receiving all these years, but with more convenient services and in a beautiful new building. We look forward to welcoming our existing patients, as well as new patients, to our new home in The Woodlands." The new three-story clinic doubles its square footage from 41,000 to 80,000 square feet with room for 38 physicians. Patients will have access to physicians specializing in Audiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation / Spine, Pulmonary Medicine and General Surgery. Planned new medical specialties will include: Optometry and Orthopedics. The new clinic will also offer patients expanded medical and diagnostic testing to include Radiology and laboratory services. Patients will continue to have the convenience of an onsite pharmacy to fill prescriptions. Obstetrics and Gynecology physicians will continue to care for their patients at The Woodlands OB/GYN Clinic at 17198 St. Luke's Way, Suite 540, Medical Arts Center I, The Woodlands, TX, 77385. 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 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 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, 16 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, 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 three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas. Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) 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.