MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 10/9/2013 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Opens Premier Location in Pearland Page Content HOUSTON (October 9, 2013) –Kelsey-Seybold Clinic opened its doors to patients at a brand new custom-designed medical facility in Pearland on October 7, 2013. The three-story Pearland Clinic will more than double the size of the combined Silverlake and Shadow Creek locations, with 55,000 square feet designated as clinical space and room for 27 physicians. All Kelsey-Seybold physicians and clinical professionals are connected through an electronic medical record and patients have access to a secure patient portal, MyKelseyOnline, which allows them to securely communicate with their medical team from their computer or mobile device. The newmultispeciality care center, located at 2515 Business Center Drive, off Highway 288 andBroadway St., will replace the Silverlake and Shadow Creek Ranchlocations. "When we designed the new Pearland Clinic, convenience for our patients was our top priority, which is why it was so important for us to consolidate our two locations in Pearland and bring all of our physicians and medical experts under one roof," said Rodney Porter, clinic administrator for Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Pearland. "This new clinic will help us maintain the highlevel of service and access our patients have come to expect from the Kelsey-Seybold brand." Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Pearland is one of 20Kelsey-Seybold Clinic multispecialty care center locations throughout the Greater Houston area,and follows aseries of successful openings in Meyerland, Downtown at The Shops at Houston Center and, most recently, Pasadena. Patients will have access to 20 physicians specializing in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, OB/GYN, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics-Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Spine, Podiatry, Cardiology, Dermatology and Pulmonary/Critical Care. Patients will have the added convenience of an onsite pharmacy to fill prescriptions. In addition to having all physicians and medical services in the same building, the new Pearland Clinic will offer expanded medical and diagnostic testing including ultrasound, MRI and Travel Medicine as well as the immediate expansion of the clinical laboratory and the new clinic will have space designated for future digital mammography, bone densitometry, echocardiography and mobile CT imaging. "As you can imagine, the entire Kelsey-SeyboldPearlandstaff isthrilled to be in this beautiful new space – and together as one cohesive medical team,"said Cherice Conley-Harvey, M.D., Internal Medicine and co-managing physician of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic–Pearland. "I believe our patients will be pleased with all the services and amenities the new Pearland Clinic offers and the fact they can get care for their entire family under one roof.We look forward to welcoming our existing patients, as well as new patients, to our new home in Pearland." Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Pearland was designed by architecture firm Kirksey Architecture and Gamma Construction Company 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.