MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 1/22/2020 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Opens New, Standalone Multispecialty Clinic in Kingwood Area Page ContentClinic is centrally located to provide care to patients living in the Kingwood areaHOUSTON (Jan. 20, 2020) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic today opened the much anticipated Kingwood Clinic, a standalone, three-story multispecialty clinic, replacing the original location damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The new Kingwood Clinic is located at 25553 U.S. Highway 59, in unincorporated Montgomery County on the north-bound side of Highway 59, just north of Northpark Drive. At 55,000 square feet, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Kingwood is more than double the size of the previous location. With room for up to 25 physicians, new and existing patients have access to expanded capacity in primary care, including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Other specialties include Allergy, Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Pulmonary Medicine, and Optometry. "We're all so happy to be rejoining the Kingwood area in this beautiful, new facility. Our physicians and staff members are committed to ongoing efforts to help this community heal, and the opening of our new, expanded clinic is another example that highlights the resiliency of this dynamic community," said Twila Darnell, clinic administrator, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Kingwood. "Kingwood area residents have worked hard to help rebuild their homes and community. We're so grateful to patients who continued to see their Kingwood physicians at our other clinics during this period of transition – we've made our way back and we're looking forward to serving you here, in our new clinic."In the aftermath of the devastation that Hurricane Harvey caused, all Kelsey-Seybold – Kingwood physicians and staff members were quickly relocated to other clinic locations nearby, including Summer Creek in Humble and The Woodlands OB/GYN and Women's Health in Shenandoah. "Our new Kingwood Clinic is a reflection of the strength this community has demonstrated over the last two years. It's our absolute honor to be counted as part of this community and we're thrilled to bring our brand of care back to the Greater Kingwood area," said Sebastian Scobercea, M.D., managing physician, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Kingwood. "Like the area, we're expanding our specialty and diagnostic offerings to keep pace with the growing residential population nearby. We look forward to caring for all new and existing patients in this beautiful, state-of-the-art clinic."The new clinic offers patients the convenience of new diagnostic services, including: 3D (Tomosynthesis) digital mammography, cardiac stress testing, and mobile CT and MRI, in addition to the services offered previously, including X-ray, and ultrasound testing. Patients will also be able to fill and pick up prescriptions on-site at the expanded pharmacy. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Kingwood was designed by Kirksey Architecture. Houston-based, Gamma Construction, was 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.