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Rachelle Khalaf
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4/12/2018
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic to Build New, Standalone Multispecialty Clinic in Kingwood Area

New clinic scheduled to open in Summer 2019

HOUSTON (Apr. 11, 2018) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic today announced plans to build a new, three-story facility in the Kingwood area, which will open in the summer of 2019. Kelsey-Seybold’s Kingwood Clinic will reopen in a new location, not at its former location on Lake Houston Parkway. Kelsey-Seybold will continue to see Kingwood patients at the Summer Creek Clinic located at 8233 North Sam Houston Pkwy. E, Humble, TX 77396 until the new clinic opens.

“We are thrilled to be able to announce that our plans to rebuild in the Kingwood area are beginning to take shape. Our hope is that our patients are as excited as we are that our future plans include a new, expanded, state-of-the-art facility with all of the bells and whistles,” said Sebastian Scobercea, M.D., Managing Physician, Kelsey-Seybold Kingwood Clinic. “The Kingwood area is bouncing back from the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey and it is exciting to see the tremendous progress residents and area businesses are making. Our physicians and staff are so happy to be returning to the area to continue caring for our patients in the Kingwood area.”

The new Kingwood Clinic will increase in size from 20,000 square feet to nearly 55,000 square feet, and patients will have access to an expanded capacity in primary care, including internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology. In addition to the expanded capacity, Kelsey-Seybold Kingwood Clinic may add new specialties, such as pulmonary, cardiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation/spine, and optometry to an already robust list of specialties that includes allergy, endocrinology, gastroenterology, orthopedics – sports medicine, and podiatry.

The new clinic will also offer new diagnostic services, 3D (Tomosynthesis) digital mammography, cardiac stress testing, and may also include mobile CT and MRI. The clinic will continue to offer X-ray, DEXA and ultrasound testing.

“While our announcement to rebuild in the Kingwood area is exciting for us and for many Kingwood area residents, we would also like to share our gratitude,” said Tony Lin, M.D., F.H.M., Chairman and Managing Director of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. “We want to take this opportunity to thank our patients who have followed their physicians to our locations at Summer Creek and The Woodlands and ask for their continued patience.”

Kelsey-Seybold is currently evaluating land sites and will release details around early summer. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is committed to the Kingwood area and will provide updates as information becomes public.

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.