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Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
8/15/2003
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Building A Healthier Future for Families in Spring

New Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Brings New Specialists and Services, Adds New Pharmacy
 
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic announces the opening of the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center on Monday, August 15, 2005, at its new location at 15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive, Suite 100.
 
The 68,824-square-foot, state-of-the-art medical facility will offer the convenience and quality that patients have come to expect from Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – including on-site diagnostic services, a pharmacy and much more. The Medical and Diagnostic Center will bring together the physicians and staff now located at the current Champions and Spring Clinics and will offer many new specialists and services to the community.
 
“We understand that our patients want convenience as well as quality, and offering a broad selection of services is key to both, ” said Spencer Berthelsen, M.D., Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. "Now patients can obtain many of the services they need at one convenient location, instead of having to drive to different places."
 
The Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center will offer state-of-the-art diagnostic services such as MRI, CT scans, ultrasound, digital radiology and digital mammography. Several new specialists in the fields of Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Surgery, Urology, Sports Medicine and Pulmonary will join the medical team, making it easier for patients to access specialized care. The Clinic’s new pharmacy will provide convenient services, including a wide selection of over-the-counter medications and amenities to patients.
 
Kelsey-Seybold will close its two current Spring and Champions locations at noon on Friday, August 12, 2005 and will open the new Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center on Monday, August 15, at 8 a.m. Patients will have the medical specialists listed below, close to home.
 
Dr. Treneth Baker, Surgery
Dr. Daniel Belley, Family Medicine
Dr. J. Patrick Benge, OB-GYN
Dr. Christopher Chon, Urology
Dr. Carol Collins, OB-GYN
Dr. Suresh Daniel, Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Allen Deutsch, Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
Dr. Harriet Hilliard, Family Medicine
Dr. Frank Hua, Internal Medicine
Dr. Kelly Bruce Lobley, Pediatrics – Managing Physician
Dr. Betty Markham, Dermatology
Dr. Chuong Nguyen, Family Medicine
Dr. Zakia Nuruddin, Family Medicine
Dr. R. Kevin Pringle, Chiropractic Services
Dr. Melinda Rainey, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Dr. Asma Saleem, Pediatrics
Dr. Jesus Samaniego, OB-GYN
Dr. Gregory Shannon, Gastroenterology
Dr. Randal Stavinoha, Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
Dr. RoxAnn Toole, Podiatry
Dr. Robert Turner, Family Medicine
Dr. Yasodara Udayamurthy,Internal Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Wong, Pediatrics
Dr. Laura Zivley, Optometry
 
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic physicians and team members look forward to offering a new level of medical service and convenience to patients at the Kelsey-Seybold Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center.
 
To schedule an appointment, or for assistance regarding any healthcare 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 www.kelsey-seybold.com.

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.