About Dr. Dempsey

Dr. Hillery will be retiring at the end of 2023, after 38 years of practice in the Richmond/Rosenberg, Katy, and greater Houston area. He has enjoyed working in this community and with his hospital colleagues throughout these years. Dr. Hillery is thankful for the trust and confidence of the many patients he has had the pleasure to serve over the past three decades. Dr. Hillery joined Southwest Surgical Associates in 1994, with four other surgeons. Dr. Hillery has enjoyed the experience of working with many excellent colleagues through the years as Southwest Surgical Associates has grown.
In retirement Dr. Hillery is looking forward to spending more time with his growing group of grandchildren.
Dr. Dempsey
About Dr. Dempsey

Kelly S. Dempsey, MD, FACS, is a breast cancer surgeon on the team at Southwest Surgical Associates. She is committed to providing superior care to women in Sugar Land, Texas, and throughout the greater Houston area. 

Dr. Dempsey is a native of Louisiana and earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Newcomb-Tulane College in New Orleans. She went on to earn her Doctor of Medicine Degree from LSU School of Medicine and completed a residency at the University of Texas at Houston. She also completed a Craniofacial Research Fellowship at the same institution. 

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 outcomes. 

She leads a very busy life between caring for her patients and spending time with her family.

Dr. Kelly Dempsey speaks on the local news about male breast cancer. Watch here 


  • Breast Disease/Cancer
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology Major/Sociology Minor
Areas of Expertise
  • Breast Disease/Cancer