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2/15/2011
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Texas Monthly Honors 34 Kelsey-Seybold Physicians as Super Doctors

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HOUSTON (February 15, 2011)
- Texas Monthly magazine recognized 34 Kelsey-Seybold Clinic physicians in 14 medical specialties as 2010 Texas Super Doctors. Fourteen of the 34 were pediatricians from Kelsey-Seybold Clinic locations throughout the Houston area. The magazine selected honorees after polling physicians statewide, asking them to share the name of a physician they would recommend to a friend or family member.
 
"We are immensely proud to stand out as exemplary doctors," noted Spencer Berthelsen, M.D., Kelsey-Seybold Clinic board chairman. "We think all Kelsey-Seybold doctors are super, and it would be impossible for Texas Monthly to recognize all of the great physicians who serve the health care needs of Texas. Still, the results this year reflect very well on Kelsey-Seybold Clinic."
  
Being named a Texas Super Doctor is regarded as a high honor, since more than 52,000 Texas physicians around the state were asked, "To whom would you refer a loved one or one of your patients for medical diagnosis and/or treatment?"
 
Recognized Kelsey-Seybold physicians include:
 
• Herbert J. Ashe, M.D.  –  Chief, Ear, Nose and Throat
• Treneth P. Baker, M.D.  –  Chief, Surgery
• Cecilio E. Batres, M.D.  –  Dermatology
• Richard L. Byrd, M.D.  –  Chief, Pediatrics
• Maria Colome, M.D.  –  Dermatology
• Debra A. Cutler, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Lawrence L. Fan, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Lyndall F. Harrison, M.D. –  Allergy
• Joyce H. Holz, M.D.  – Gynecology
• John I. Hughes, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G  –  Gastroenterology
• Gilchrist L. Jackson, M.D. –  Surgery
• Seth P. Kravitz, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Glenn C. Landon, M.D.  –  Chief, Orthopedic Surgery
• Marilyn B. Lemos, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Jessica K. Lewis, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Deanne Z. Lewis, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Tony Lin, M.D.   –  Chief, Internal Medicine - Hospital
• Kelly Bruce Lobley, M.D. –  Pediatrics
• Ali Mortazavi, M.D.  –  Chief, Cardiology
• Melanie E. Mouzoon, M.D. –  Pediatrics
• Michael E. Newmark, M.D. –  Neurology
• Donald W. Owens, M.D.  –  Dermatology
• Marina L. Ramirez, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Jeffrey L. Rochen, M.D.  –  Chief, Endocrinology
• Joseph A. Salinas, M.D.  –  OB/GYN
• Pamela J. Sanders, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Helene R. Sheena, M.D.  –  Pediatrics
• Frances A. Smith, M.D.  –  Chief, OB/GYN
• Ned Snyder, M.D.  –  Chief, Gastroenterology
• Nicholas J. Solomos, M.D. –  Family Medicine
• Susan L. Sponenberg, M.D. –  Pediatrics
• Nancy E. Webb, M.D.  –  Chief, Ophthalmology
• Gwendolyn Williams, M.D. –  Pediatrics
 
The Kelsey-Seybold Clinic 2010 Texas Super Doctors were pictured in the December issue of Texas Monthly magazine.
 
To view a behind-the-scenes video of our Texas Monthly photo shoot, click here.      

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.