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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

Bachelor of Science
Duke University
1989

Residency - Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
2001

Medical Degree
University of Michigan
1993

Board Certification

  • Plastic Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Honors and Awards

Academic Scholar
American Association of Plastic Surgery
2002-2004

President, Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
University of Michigan Medical School
1992

Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduate
University of Michigan Medical School
1993