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Kelly Gilmore, M.D.

Kelly Gilmore, M.D. Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery


General Summary

A decorated veteran of the United States Army, Dr. Gilmore is board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. With 14 years of experience in the colorectal field, Dr. Gilmore’s practice encompasses all colorectal healthcare services. She has a broad range of experience in treating abscesses, anal fissures, colon and rectal cancer, constipation, fecal incontinence, fistulas, hemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, pilonidal disease, and rectal prolapse. In addition to offering screening colonoscopies, Dr. Gilmore has a special interest in robotic-assisted surgeries with the use of the da Vinci surgical system.


  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
  • Residency in General Surgery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
  • Internship in General Surgery
    Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle, NY
  • Fifth Pathway Certificate
    New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • Medical Doctorate
    Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadajalara, Mexico

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Army Achievement Medal x4
  • Army Commendation x2
  • Army Good Conduct Medal
  • Commander, Sam Houston State University ROTC
  • Compassionate Physician’s Award
  • Distinguished Military Graduate from Professional Leadership & Development Course
  • George C. Marshall Award
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Montgomery County Medical Association
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Parachutist Badge
  • Patient’s Choice Award
  • Platoon Leader Excellence Award
  • Teaching Resident of the Year, UT Health Science Center at Houston General Surgery (2003 – 2004)
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Top 100 Doctors Houston (2013, 2015)
  • Top Surgeons America (2014, 2016)

Surgery Locations

  • HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe

Other Information

A Texas native, Dr. Gilmore credits her military training for her success in the demanding surgical arena. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons in the great outdoors, including hunting and fishing. Dr. Gilmore is also a huge fan of baseball and never misses a chance to watch her favorite team, the Houston Astros, play ball. With a strong drive to keep physical training at a priority, she also enjoys riding her Peloton exercise bike.


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Ulcerative Colitis


  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Anal Fistulectomy
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Colectomy, Bowel Resection
  • Colostomy
  • Hemorrhoid, Rubber Band Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Laparoscopic - Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Intuitive da Vinci Robotic Surgery (Si and Xi platforms)
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization (THD)