Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD

Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Kelly Dempsey, MD is a general surgery specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1999 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

16651 Southwest Fwy Ste 360

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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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."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • 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
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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 (6)

Dr. Dempsey was very professional , informative, and kind. She not only developed trust, but also eased the fears of Hannah. I was very touched on finding out on how this perfect stranger showed Hannah the out most personal care anyone could ask for in this situation. I would give 6 stars if I...more
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Dr. Dempsey is an exceptional surgeon, woman and caring person. She has particular skills pertaining to mastectomies and biopsies that are of the latest in research. Throughout my journey with breast cancer I have had confidence in that I was in the best of care. She takes her time with you as an...more
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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.
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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!
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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.
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