MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 1/6/2011 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Ned Snyder MD Seeing Patients at the Shadow Creek Ranch Clinic in Pearland Page Content HOUSTON (January 6, 2011) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Shadow Creek Ranch, has added Gastroenterology as the newest specialty offered to patients in Pearland. Ned Snyder, III, M.D., Chief of Gastroenterology at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic will see patients on Wednesday afternoons at the Shadow Creek Ranch Clinic located at 10970 Shadow Creek Parkway in Pearland. "Patients at both Shadow Creek Ranch Clinic and Silverlake Clinic will benefit from having the added services that a gastroenterologist can provide," said Rodney Porter, Administrator of the Shadow Creek Ranch Clinic. "Dr. Snyder is extremely well known and respected at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and among his peers. We are delighted to have someone of his caliber caring for our Pearland patients." Dr. Snyder joined Kelsey-Seybold in September 2009. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. In addition to caring for patients at the Shadow Creek Ranch Clinic, Dr. Snyder also sees patients at Kelsey-Seybold's Main Campus location. In 2007, 2008 and 2009, Dr. Snyder was nominated as a Texas Monthly "Texas Super Doctor." He also has been named to "Best Doctors in America 2009-2010." In 2006, he received the Laureate Award, the highest honor from the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Snyder has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale and a Medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB). He completed his internship at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and returned to UTMB for his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology. Dr. Snyder then returned to Yale as a post-doctoral fellow in Internal Medicine at the University's medical school and completed a Hepatology fellowship there. 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 23 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.