Robert M. Hillery

Dr. Hillery was born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma, and spent his early years in the Midland area. After graduating from medical school he completed his residency in Dallas and moved to the Houston area where he worked for several years in the Texas Medical Center. His desire to raise a family in a close-knit community landed him in the Richmond/Rosenberg area where he has spent the last 25 years serving the people of the surrounding areas as a general surgeon. In his efforts to promote health and wellness and optimize surgical outcomes for all of his patients, Dr. Hillery provides access to many wellness and nutritional options offered at Dr. Hillery has been married to his wife Elizabeth for over 30 years. She is a registered nurse and works alongside him in the operating room. Dr. Hillery enjoys playing the piano and guitar, listening to a wide array of music from classical to rock n roll, and enjoys playing a few holes of golf when he can get away. Dr. Hillery and Elizabeth have 4 children.

Specialty General Surgeon
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science
Areas of Expertise
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Colon Disease/Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
Offices Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Clinic
Gender Male


  • Appendicitis
    Call For Appointment
  • Gallbladder Disease
    Call For Appointment
  • Colon Disease/Cancer
    Call For Appointment
  • Hernia Repair
    Call For Appointment
  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
    Call For Appointment

Medical Education

General SurgeonExperience

Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP

Diaz & HilleryExperience


Overton & FitzgeraldExperience

Associate Partner

Vascular Preceptorship, J.B. Fitzgerald, M.D.

St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas


St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas


St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas

Doctor of Medicine

Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas

Bachelor of Science

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

Southwest Surgical Associates

Hospital Affiliations

Memorial Hermann Hospital Sugar Land
St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital Sugar Land
The Methodist Hospital Sugar Land
Oak Bend Medical Center
Sugar Land Surgical Hospital
MH Sugarland Surgery Center
MH First Colony Surgical Hospital

Academic Appointments

Chief of Surgery
Oak Bend Medical Center, Richmond, Texas 2009
Co-Medical Director (Trauma) of the Critical Care Unit
Polly Ryon Hospital, Richmond, Texas 1998
Chief of Staff
Polly Ryon Hospital, Richmond, Texas 1992
Chairman, Department. of Surgery
Polly Ryon Hospital, Richmond, Texas 1998
Member, Ad hoc Committee
MethodistCare, Inc. 1998
Surgical Teaching Staff
St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas 1986-1997

Professional Organizations

Harris County Medical Society-1984-present
Texas Medical Association- 1984-present
Houston Academy of Medicine- 1984-present
American College of Surgeons- 1989-present
Houston Surgical Society-1991-present
Southwestern Surgical congress- 1992-present
Society of Lapro-endoscopic Surgeons- 1993-present