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Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
3/25/2020
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Acquires Conroe Family Medicine

​Leading Accountable Care Organization Expands Access to Value-Based Care for Patients in the Surrounding Montgomery County Area

HOUSTON (March 2, 2020)Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has acquired Conroe Family Medicine. Today, Conroe Family Medicine becomes Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Conroe and fully integrates into the Kelsey-Seybold health system as the 24th location in the Greater Houston-Galveston region. 

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Conroe will continue to serve patients at Conroe Family Medicine's current location at 690 S. Loop 336 W – Ste. 222, Conroe, 77304.

"Over the last 20 years, our medical practice has flourished in a community we consider family. We are pleased to join Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and offer patients the added benefits that come with being a part of the Kelsey-Seybold network – including a highly coordinated and collaborative approach to patient care, and greater levels of convenience and access to care, as well as additional care options," said Jack Pieniazek, D.O, Founder, Conroe Family Medicine. "This is the kind of care I want for my own family – and I'm so happy to be bringing the sustainability of the accountable care model to the Conroe community and to patients who live and work here."

New and existing patients of Conroe Family Medicine now have access to many of the conveniences available to Kelsey-Seybold patients, including access to primary care providers, as well as specialty care providers:

  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary medicine

Additional ancillary services have been added for greater convenience including: onsite laboratory, spirometry testing, EKG, and hearing and vision screenings.

Other conveniences patients can expect when Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Conroe opens in March include:  

  • Appointment scheduling 24/7, 365 days of the year through the Contact Center 713-442-0000 or online at www.kelsey-seybold.com/anow
  • Access to personal health information and online communication with providers through MyKelseyOnline, a secure patient portal
  • Access to Kelsey-Seybold's After-Hours Nurse Hotline 365 days a year for medical advice and support when the clinic is closed

"Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is delighted to join the thriving and dynamic Conroe community. We look forward to caring for patients here, offering conveniences in care where they live and work," said Tony Lin, M.D., chairman of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.

If you represent a private practice and are interested in learning more about acquisition opportunities with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, please contact Stefanie Edwards at Stefanie.Edwards@kelsey-seybold.com or 713-442-9571.

For more information, patients can visit: www.kelsey-seybold.com/cfm.

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.