MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 4/6/2015 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Breaks Ground on New Katy Clinic Page Content New Clinic to expand service offerings in fast-growing area HOUSTON (April 6, 2015) – To meet increased demand and improve patient experience and convenience, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has begun construction on a new $13 million medical office building in Katy. The new clinic, is scheduled to open in early 2016, will be located at 22121 FM 1093 Road, Richmond, TX 77407 off Westpark Tollway between Grand Parkway and Fry Road. The current clinic location at 21660 Kingsland Blvd. in Katy will remain open until the completion of the new facility. "The Katy area continues to see an abundance of growth and we believe that by expanding services in Katy we will be better able to accommodate the growth. Patient care and convenience is of utmost importance to us and our new clinic will allow us to offer more medical specialties and services," said Kristie Johnson, Clinic Administrator, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Katy. The new two-story Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Katy will double its square footage from 16,000 to 36,000 square feet with room for up to 16 physicians. Patients will have access to physicians specializing in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Optometry, Sports Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, General Surgery and Urology. The new clinic will also offer patients expanded medical and diagnostic testing to include radiology, ultrasound, mammography, bone density and laboratory services. Patients will continue to have the convenience of an onsite pharmacy to fill prescriptions. "Our multispecialty centers provide essential healthcare services in the communities where people live and work. The new Katy Clinic will help us improve access by bringing in new specialties and services. It's important to us that our multispecialty care centers continue to deliver the most convenience possible for patients," said James C. Hoyle, MD., Medical Director, Operations for Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The new Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Katy 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.