MEDIA CONTACT(S): Kiska Workman Director, Marketing and Communications MEDIA: 713-442-5332 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Kiska.Workman@Kelsey-Seybold.com 5/8/2008 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Hosts Grand Opening at The Vintage Page Content Making the cut: Distinguished guests, including Vince Kickerillo, Walt Mischer, Jr., Giorgio Borlenghi and David J. Fine joined Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and St. Luke's Episcopal Health System leadership along with local officials to celebrate the grand opening of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic at The Vintage on May 6. The 60,000-square-foot medical and diagnostic center now provides a suite of services, along with primary care physicians and specialists, within a newly constructed three-story facility. The Vintage Clinic, located near Highway 249 and Louetta, offers additional conveniences, including a pharmacy with drive-thru services, onsite laboratory and several diagnostic services like ultrasound, X-ray and mammography. Vince Kickerillo, co-developer, V&M Development's Vintage, a master-planned community; and Dr. Mavis Kelsey, Sr., founder, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, enjoy the festivities during the May 6 ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Kelsey-Seybold Clinic at The Vintage, in northwest Houston. Patients on the north side of Houston now have convenient access to the Texas Medical Center's high quality specialty and primary care physicians, as well as a number of diagnostic services under the same roof. Photo Credit: Gus Salinas 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.