Dr. Kelly S. Dempsey, MD

Dr. Kelly S. Dempsey, MD

General Surgery | Female | 43 years old

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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.Read more

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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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Dr. Dempsey's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Dempsey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • 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

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  • General 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tx Med School At Houston

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Tulane University Of Louisiana

    Graduated in 1995

  • Other Education
    Clinical Instructor Of Surgery-The University Of Texas, Houston Medical School, Dept Of Surgery

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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