MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Senior Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 4/5/2017 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Pearland Now Offering Extended Hours for Pediatric Appointments Page Content HOUSTON (April 05, 2017) – Parents rejoice! Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is now offering extended hours for pediatric visits in Pearland: 2515 Business Center Dr. Pearland, TX. In addition to regularly scheduled hours, parents with busy schedules can also take advantage of extended hours on Mondays and Tuesdays until 6 p.m. for sick-care and well child appointments for their children. Patients can schedule appointments online using MyKelseyOnline as well as AppointmentsNow or call Kelsey-Seybold’s 24/7 contact center at 713-442-KIDS (5437) to schedule primary or specialty appointments. Kelsey-Seybold pediatric patients can also connect with healthcare providers after 5 p.m. or on weekends and holidays in other ways: 1. After-Hours Nurse at 713-442-0000. Call our After-Hours Nurse after regular office hours and on weekends and holidays. A Kelsey-Seybold After-Hours nurse will answer your questions, page your physician if necessary and schedule needed appointments. 2. Saturday appointments for ill or injured patients are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kelsey-Seybold’s Clear Lake Clinic, Tanglewood Clinic near the Galleria, Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center in the FM 1960 area and Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center in Sugar Land. Call our 24-hour Contact Center at 713-442-0000 after 5 p.m. on Friday or on Saturday morning for a Saturday appointment. 3. Pediatric (4-17 years) E-visits are available Mon – Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Pediatric E-visits are available on weekends, Sat. & Sun.: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for $25 per visit. All E-visits are offered exclusively to KelseyCare health plan members and are conducted by a Kelsey-Seybold Pediatrician who has access to the patient’s secure medical record and can update their regular pediatrician physician. An E-visit can be used to treat 11 acute symptoms associated with sinus infections, flu, cold/cough and GERD to name a few. E-visits can be initiated by logging into MyKelseyOnline and selecting “Start an E-visit.” 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 500 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 26 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, 17 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 five consecutive years. 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.