MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 9/24/2015 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Announces New Multispecialty Care Center in Sienna Plantation Page Content New location will help meet growing demand for healthcare services in Fort Bend. HOUSTON (Sept 24, 2015) – To meet increased demand in the Fort Bend area and improve patient experience and convenience, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has begun construction of a new $9 million medical office building near the Sienna Plantation and Riverstone communities. The one-story clinic, scheduled to open in August of 2016, will be located at 7010 Highway 6, Missouri City, near the Oilfield Road/Lake Olympia Parkway intersection. "As one of the fastest growing counties in the country, Fort Bend's medical needs are changing and growing. Having lived and worked in Fort Bend for many years, I have personally seen this community transform over the last 35 years. Patients want access to their doctors near their homes, schools and places of work. This is why we are expanding our footprint in the Fort Bend area," said Spencer R. Berthelsen, M.D., F.A.C.P., Chairman and Managing Director, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The 23,800-square-foot clinic is the latest development in Fort Bend and joins other Kelsey-Seybold clinics in the area. Kelsey-Seybold has two other clinics in the Fort Bend area, including its Katy Clinic, which will be replaced with a new clinic in early 2016 and its Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Sienna Plantation will offer services in eight medical specialties and accommodate 12 physicians and their staff. In addition to medical services, patients will have the convenience of onsite pharmacy, lab, X-ray and diagnostics. "We have known for some time that our presence in Fort Bend would grow exponentially because of all of the incredible development in the area," said Stuart Cayer, Director of Ambulatory Care, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. "The new Sienna Plantation Clinic will improve access for patients and bring added convenience and services to the growing Fort Bend area." The new Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Sienna Plantation location was designed by architects at Page. Gamma Construction has been named the general contractor for this project. 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 23 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.