About Dr. Albrecht

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. Albrecht
About Dr. Albrecht

General surgeon William Clay Albrecht, MD, FACS, provides top-quality surgical care to patients throughout Katy, Texas, and the greater Houston area. He specializes in laparoscopic and robotic surgery. 

Dr. Albrecht is a native Houstonian and grew up in Sugar Land. He attended medical school at the University of Texas at Houston and completed his General Surgery training in Phoenix, Arizona, before returning to Texas to provide care to the community where he grew up. 

At Southwest Surgical Associates, Dr. Albrecht places emphasis on the comfort of his patients, both emotionally and physically, throughout the course of their care. His interests include general, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery, with an emphasis on gallbladder surgery and complex hernia repairs. He also performs surgery for a variety of cancers, including colon, small bowel, all skin lesions, and also performs port placement for chemotherapy. 

In his spare time, Dr. Albrecht enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife, two boys, and his dogs.


  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry
Areas of Expertise
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Colon Disease/Cancer
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
  • GI Tract Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • English
  • Spanish