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Adam Katz, M.D.

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Biography

Dr. Adam Katz is a professor of surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His clinical interests include breast and body contouring, general reconstructive surgery for trauma, cancer or other causes, facial trauma, and aesthetic surgery.

His research focuses on adipose-derived cells and matrix components, and their therapeutic application and translation within the broader context of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

He completed a residency in plastic surgery, a research fellowship, and his general surgery residency training at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan.

Prior to joining UF, he was an associate professor at the University of Virginia, where he directed the department of plastic surgery's Laboratory of Applied Developmental Plasticity. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

Education

Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School

Residency
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Surgery

Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery

Honors and Awards

  • 2002-2004: Academic Scholar, American Association of Plastic Surgery.
  • 1991-1992: President, Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society University of Michigan Medical School.
  • 1993: Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduate, University of Michigan Medical School.