Dr. Konya Kavita Keeling-Johnson is from Nashville, Tennessee and received her undergraduate degree from The University of Maryland at College Park. She earned a Medical Degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2003. After her General Surgery Residency at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., she completed a Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Before returning to Houston, Dr. Keeling-Johnson practiced colorectal surgery in Mesa, Arizona at Advanced Surgical Associates. She is the physician owner of Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic and the Chief of Surgery at St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital.

Dr. Keeling-Johnson is interested in all realms of colon and rectal surgery but particularly colon cancer screening via colonoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally invasive colon resections, common anorectal abnormalities and pelvic floor dysfunction.

When not involved in patient care, Dr. Keeling-Johnson enjoys traveling with her husband, exercising, and watching professional cycling.


Certified by the American Board of Surgery
Certified by the American Board of Colorectal Surgery


American College of Surgeons, Fellow

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Fellow

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Texas Medical Association

South Texas Chapter of American College of Surgeons

Harris County Medical Society


Keeling-Johnson, K. Colorectal Cancer Evaluation and Treatment. West Houston Medical Center. Houston, TX. Oral presentation, 2014.

Keeling, K, Snyder, M. Long-term outcome of anterior sphincterolasty at a single Institution. Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Forth Worth, TX. Oral presentation 2010.

Keeling, K. Colorectal Cancer and Pregnancy a Report of Two Cases. Chesapeake Colon and Rectal Surgery Society Spring Meeting. Baltimore MD. Oral presentation, 2008.

Yee K, Keeling K, Smith L, Stahl T, Ayscue J, FitzGerald J. Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery: The Washington Hospital Center Experience. Digestive Disease Week Conference. Display presentation, 2007.

Keeling, K. Management of Bile Duct Injuries Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Gastroenterology Grand Rounds. Washington, DC. Oral presentation, 2006.

Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson