Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD
Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Sugar Land, TX. She is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Dempsey is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Oakbend Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital .

16651 Southwest Fwy Ste 360

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Contact Information

(713) 772-1200

Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD

Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Breast Reconstruction
more than 5% of peers
Liver Cancer
more than 5% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dempsey "Dr. Dempsey is a native of Louisiana and completed residency at UT Houston. Dr. Dempsey has dedicated her career to women?s breast health issues and breast surgery. She specializes in minimally invasive biopsy techniques, partial breast irradiation and breast conserving therapy when appropriate. Dr. Dempsey is also a specialist in oncoplastic breast surgery, which combines cancer treatment and cosmetic outcome. She leads a very busy life between caring for her patients and her young twin boys."


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  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia


  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Clinical Instructor Of Surgery-The University Of Texas, Houston Medical School, Dept Of Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Prototype testing for a new bioabsorbable Le Fort III distraction device: A pilot study, 2004
  • Molding helmet therapy in the management of sagittal synostosis, 2002
  • The role of surgery in children with neurofibromatosis, 2001
  • Molding helmet therapy in the treatment of brachycephaly and plagiocephaly, 2004
  • Nonsynostotic scaphocephaly: the so-called sticky sagittal suture, 2004
  • Neurofibromatosis: Implications for the general surgeon, 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dempsey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dempsey to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Dempsey's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Stafford, TX |
Dr. Dempsey was kind, caring, and compassionate with my wive's care during this trying time our lives. I have nothing but positive things to say about her level of compassion and devotion to her patients' care.
in Katy, TX |
She is more than a doctor, she is the perfect human being to meet when you receive this kind of diagnosis. The surgery was unbelievably perfect, painless and full of care. All my fears completely vanished with her support. I have to be thankful for her all my life!
in Missouri city, tx |
I have never had an appointment where the doctor was at least an hour late. Most of the times she was over two hours late. The office employess are not very friendly and could care less how long I have been waiting.
Houston |
Great everything was explained in easy to understand terms.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dempsey accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Dempsey has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
17500 W Grand Pkwy S
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Oakbend Medical Center
1705 Jackson St
Richmond, TX 77469
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