MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Senior Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 10/7/2003 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Dr. Carlos Taboada Garners National, Local Accolades Page ContentH Texas Magazine includes 13 Kelsey-Seybold physicians in its annual SUPER DOCTORS listing Thirteen Kelsey-Seybold Clinic physicians were recently featured in H Texas Magazine’s annual “Super Doctors” listing, with specialties ranging from cardiology, pediatrics, orthopedics and dermatology to rheumatology, internal medicine, surgery and oncology. "We are proud of these 13 Kelsey-Seybold physicians and are pleased that they are receiving this much deserved recognition from their medical colleagues and patients," said Dr. Spencer Berthelsen, chairman of the board of directors, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The annual profile features Houston physicians nominated by colleagues and patients for their devotion to their profession, their excellent skills and their service to the Houston community. “When looking for a doctor, you need the best,” the article said, “Houston is home to a world-renowned medical center and an impressive community of dedicated medical professionals.” The following Kelsey-Seybold Clinic physicians were a part of the SUPER DOCTORS listing:Dr. Donnie W. AgaInternal MedicineKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main Campus Dr. Gilchrist L. JacksonGeneral SurgeryKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main CampusDr. Ali MortazaviCardiologyKelsey-Seybold Clinic – St. Luke’s Medical TowerDr. Jerome B. BartHematology/OncologyKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main CampusDr. Mario R. LamotheRheumatologyKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main CampusDr. Nicholas J. SolomosFamily PracticeKelsey-Seybold Main CampusDr. Robert S. DickinsonInternal MedicineKelsey-Seybold Houston CenterDr. Glenn C. LandonOrthopedic SurgeryKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main CampusKelsey-Seybold Clear Lake ClinicDr. Susan L. SponenbergPediatricsKelsey-Seybold West ClinicDr. Martin S. FischerRheumatologyKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main CampusDr. Tony J. LinInternal MedicineKelsey-Seybold Clinic – St. Luke’s Medical Tower Dr. Jerry H. StephensDermatologyKelsey-Seybold Main CampusDr. John I. HughesGastroenterologyKelsey-Seybold Clinic Main Campus 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 500 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 26 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, 17 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 five consecutive years. 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.