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Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
7/11/2012
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

New Hire Jamal Bullocks

HOUSTON (July 11, 2012) - Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston's premier multi-specialty medical group, will add plastic surgery to its growing list of medical specialties with the hiring of renowned Plastic Surgeon, Jamal M. Bullocks, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Bullocks will offer plastic surgery services with much of his practice focusing on breast restoration for breast cancer patients after mastectomy.
 
Dr. Bullocks will also perform other reconstructive surgical techniques for defects from congenital causes, cancer, trauma as well as cosmetic procedures including body contouring, facial rejuvenation and aesthetic breast augmentation.
 
Dr. Bullocks will care for patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Main Campus located at 2727 W. Holcombe Blvd. near the Texas Medical Center and he will perform surgery at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center and Kelsey-Seybold Ambulatory Surgery Center at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Main Campus.
 
"With the addition of Dr. Bullocks, we offer patients a fully-comprehensive, integrated Breast Care Center. Patients of Kelsey-Seybold, particularly those diagnosed with breast cancer, will reap the benefits of what a fully coordinated physician team can deliver. From diagnosis, to surgery, to breast restoration, our patients' care is high-touch and fully coordinated," said Spencer R. Berthelsen, M.D., F.A.C.P., Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
 
Dr. Bullocks is board certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He also has extensive research experience in breast oncology and head and neck oncology from his time at the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University.
 
"We strive to continue to meet the growing needs of our patients. As our cancer center grows to care for patients, we saw the need to add a full-time Kelsey-Seybold physician who specializes in plastic surgery and breast restoration. We have always been impressed with Dr. Bullocks' surgical expertise and we are pleased that he will be able to coordinate our patients' care with other Kelsey-Seybold physicians through our shared electronic medical record," said Glenn Landon, M.D., Medical Director of Specialty Care at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
 
Before joining Kelsey-Seybold, Dr. Bullocks was a practicing plastic surgeon, an assistant professor and Director of the Residents' Aesthetic Clinic in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
"Dr. Bullocks has worked with Kelsey-Seybold physicians and surgeons for many years and is already a trusted and highly regarded member of our team. He is a premier breast reconstruction surgeon in Houston, and has provided extraordinary care for many Kelsey-Seybold breast cancer patients. We are honored to officially welcome him to our organization," said Treneth Baker, M.D., Chief of General Surgery at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
 
To find out more about Kelsey-Seybold Plastic Surgery services go to www.kelsey-seybold.com/bullocks or call 713-442-3900 to schedule a consultation.
 

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.