MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 2/4/2014 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Breaks Ground on New Clinic in The Woodlands Page Content New Clinic part of aggressive $200 million capital investment across the Houston area. HOUSTON (Feb. 4, 2014) – To meet increased demand and improve patient experience and convenience, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has begun construction on a new $30 million medical office building in The Woodlands. This new facility is part of a nearly $200 million capital investment Kelsey-Seybold will make in the Houston area by early 2015. The new clinic, which will open in the winter of 2014, will be located at 106 Vision Park Blvd., Shenandoah, TX 77381. "Patient care and convenience is of utmost importance to us at The Woodlands Clinic and our new clinic will allow us to offer more medical specialties and services so we can meet the growing demand in The Woodlands," said Pamela Bilnoski, clinic administrator, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – The Woodlands. The new three-story clinic will double 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, Ear, Nose and Throat, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation / Spine, Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery. New medical specialties will include: Neurology, Urology, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Podiatry, Optometry, and Ophthalmology. 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. "Patients love the fact that they can come to Kelsey-Seybold and basically get everything done at one location – and in one visit. It's important to us that our multispecialty care centers continue to deliver the most convenience possible for patients," said Hugh R. Poindexter, M.D., managing physician of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – The Woodlands. Obstetrics and Gynecology physicians will continue to care for their patients at the current The Woodlands OB/GYN Clinic at 17198 St. Luke's Way, Suite 540, Medical Arts Center I, The Woodlands, TX 77385. Kelsey-Seybold physicians will continue to care for patients at the 17350 St. Luke's Way, Suite 175 and 200, Medical Arts Center II, until the new clinic opens late 2014. The new Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – The Woodlands location was designed by Kirksey Architecture. 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 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.